This section is from the "The Fruit Manual; Containing The Descriptions and synonymes of the fruits and fruit trees commonly met with in the gardens & orchards of Great Britain, with selected lists of those most worthy of cultivation" book, by Robert Hogg. Also available from Amazon: The Fruit Manual
Dr. Davies' Upright. See Bed Champagne.
Double Bearing. See Red Walnut (Eckersley's).
Duck "Wing (Buerdsill's), l.p. — Large and obovate. Skin yellow, and smooth. A late variety, and only of second-rate quality. Bush erect.
Early Black.—Medium sized, oblong. Skin dark red, and hairy. A second-rate variety. Bush pendulous.
Early Sulphur (Golden Ball; Golden Bull; Moss's Seedling).—Medium sized, roundish-oblong. Skin yel-low, and hairy. Of second-rate quality. Bush erect, very early, and a great bearer; leaves downy.
Early White.—Medium sized, roundish-oblong. Skin thin, transparent, yellowish white, and slightly downy. Very sweet, good, and early. A first-rate variety. Bush spreading and erect; an excellent bearer.
Emperor Napoleon (Rival's), l.p.—Large and obo-vate. Skin red, and smooth. A second-rate variety. Bush pendulous, and a good bearer.
Farmer's Glory (Berry's), l.p.—Very large and obo-vate. Skin thick, downy, and dark red, with a mixture of green. A first-rate variety, and of excellent flavour. Bush pendulous, and an abundant bearer.
Favourite (Bates'). — Medium sized, oblong. Skin smooth, and green. Flavour second-rate. Bush pendu-lous.
Freedom.—Large and oval. Skin thin, smooth, greenish-white, with streaks of red on the side next the sun. Flavour sweet and good. Greatest weight 22 dwts. 22 grs.