Treatise and Handbook of Orange-Culture in Aukland, New Zealand

$150.00

Alderton, Geo. E.

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Alderton, Geo. E. Treatise and Handbook of Orange-Culture in Aukland, New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand: George Didsbury, Government Printer, 1884. First Edition, First Printing. pp. vii, 76. Slim 8vo., measuring 5.5″ x 8″. Textured cloth over boards featuring blind-stamped title, rules, and ornaments to the front board. Illustrated frontispiece entitled, ‘Orange-Tree – Dent’s Orchard – Whangarei.” Light rubbing to extremities, contents bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding; very good+. A comprehensive examination of the cultivation of oranges with sections dedicated to: cost and profits; soil, location, and aspect; shelter and effects of frost; manuring the orange-tree; insects injurious and beneficial; species, varieties, etc.; organge-cultivation in Fiji; et al. Hardcover. (#1224) $150.00