This section of the book is from the Guide To Hardy Fruits And Ornamentals book, by Thomas Joseph Dwyer, published in 1903.
-- Large, beautiful red, medium quality; tree a vigorous grower, very hardy. Fruit very handsome. Ripens late autumn. Fruit sells well in market. Season October to December. Good for market.
* Fall Pippin
-- Very large, yellow, tender, and best quality. A regular and prolific bearer; one of the best for market purposes and for the home use. A splendid dessert apple. Season from September 1st to October 15th.
-- Large, bright yellow, roundish, splashed with red and orange, high flavor, prolific bearer, perhaps the most profitable of the autumn varieties. Should be in every collection, whether for market or home use. Season September 5th to October 15th.
* Maiden's Blush
-- Medium to large, roundish; clear yellow with pink cheek, beautiful; excellent for home use.
* Fameuse (or Snow)
-- Vigorous growth; medium, deep crimson; tender, sub-acid, melting, delicious, very good. Ripens in late autumn. A handsome, beautiful apple of medium size; one of the best dessert apples. Season, November to January. Desirable for family use.
* Red Beitigheimer
-- Very large, beautiful, superior quality, light yellow covered with red purplish crimson when exposed to the sun. Trees are vigorous, healthy growers, regular and productive bearers. Valuable for market. Season, mid-autumn.
* Duchess of Oldenburgh
-- Medium to large, Russian origin, yellow, striped with red, excellent flavor. Valuable for market. Season Sept. 10th to Oct. 10th. Trees productive.
-- (Late Fall and Winter Apple). A variety from New Zealand. Has been thoroughly tested in the United States and Europe, and found to be productive; fruit large and quality good. The trees are of dwarf habit of growth and begin bearing the second year after being planted. The Bismarck is grown largely in large pots both for its fine fruit and for ornamental purposes. Not valuable for market.
* Twenty Ounce
-- The trees are rapid, irregular growers, straggling in their habit. They are productive of very Large, round fruit; color, striped, rich yellowish red; a very attractive market fruit, of fair quality, especially valuable for market purposes, where it commands the highest prices. It ripens from October 1st until Dec. 1st.
-- Rather large, regular, oblong, tapering to the eye; skin bright yellow, sometimes a dull blush in the sun; flesh tender, rich, subacid; flavor fine; fair and productive. Season Nov. 10th to Dec. 15th. Of the first quality, desirable for home use.
* Autumn Sweet Bough
-- Trees strong, healthy growers, and prolific. The fruit is medium in size, conical and pale yellow; the flesh is white, tender and of the best quality. Ripens in September. A choice home variety.
-- Trees moderate, good growers. Fruit very large, round and smooth, pale green; flesh rich, sub-acid, and tender. Valuable as a cooking apple and for drying. Season, October and December. Especially desirable for home use. AUTUMN VARIETIES