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Forcing-book (The)

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BAILEY (L. H.).— THE FORCING-BOOK. A Manual of the cultivation of vegetables in glass houses. Tenth edition.  New York. The Macmillan Company. 1913. 13x19,5 cm. 474-VIII págs. E.

“One of the most interesting and significant evidences of the abiding expansion of horticultural business is the evolution of the glass house within the present century. It is only within the last one or two generations that the growing of plants in glass houses for the purpose of selling the product of bloom or of fruit has come to be important and widespread (...)”

Do índice: I - Introductory suggestions; II - Construction of the forcing-house; III - Management of the forcing-house; IV - Lettuce; V - Cauliflower; VI - Radish; VII - Asparagus and rhubarb; VIII - Miscellaneous cool plants; IX - Tomato; X - Cucumber; XI - Muskmelon; XII - Miscellaneous warm plants; XIII - Summaries of the management of the various crops.

Profusamente ilustrado.

Inserido na colecção The Rural Science Series.

Encadernação dos editores muito bem conservada.  Assinatura de posse, antiga, no frontispício.

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