The Canadian Horiticulturist was published by the Fruit Grower's Association of Ontarion from 1878 until 1914 shortly after the outbreak of the Great War. These volumes provideWhile this collection is incomplete it still provides the reader and historical researcher valuable insights into the horticultural practices of Canada in late 19th and early 20th centuries and the various plants that were popular, both ornamental and edible. The Collection offered here begin siwth Vol. 2 (1879) and ends with vol. xxviii published in 1905.
Publisher: The Fruit Growers' Association of Ontario
Date Published: 1879-1905
Place Published: St. Catherines
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: vols. 2-3, 7-8, 10-13, 15-28, 1879-1905. Lavishly illustrated, including 114 colour plates. Fold-out drawings in vols. 8, 15, and 16. 22 cm. 7 issues in paperback (Nov. 1882 v.11, Dec. 1882, v.12, Dec. 1883, vi.12, Mar 1886, ix.3, May 1886 ix.v, June 1886, ix.vi, and Aug 1886 ix.viii). Remaining 21 vols. in cloth hardcover bindings. Most are in green hardcover bindings with gold and black impressed designed work, several are in blue cloth with black design work, with vols. 8 and 28 in mismatched bindings. Vol. 12 rebound in half leather. Showing signs of use: spines bumped top and bottom, chalk marks, scuffing, corners bumped. Vol. 20 much rougher than the rest with heavy staining and torn plates and pages. Library markings from the Ontario Agricultural College. Hinges cracked and fragile. Some pages loose. Occasional coloured pencil marks.