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Fruit.- Abercrombie (John) The Hot House Gardener on the General Culture of the Pine-Apple, and Methods of Forcing Early Grapes, Peaches, Nectarines..., first edition, 5 hand-coloured engraved plates printed in sanguine, advertisement leaf at end, light offsetting, frontispiece of pineapple with scattered spotting, original marbled boards, uncut, rubbed, rebacked but lacking backstrip, [Henrey 402; Hunt 700], 8vo, John Stockdale, 1789.

⁂ The fine plates depict a Sugar Loaf pineapple, a bunch of Muscat grapes, peach & nectarine, cantaloupe melon, and cherry & strawberry.

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Fruit.- Abercrombie (John) The Hot House Gardener on

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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