This section is from "The Horticulturist, And Journal Of Rural Art And Rural Taste", by P. Barry, A. J. Downing, J. Jay Smith, Peter B. Mead, F. W. Woodward, Henry T. Williams. Also available from Amazon: Horticulturist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste.
We are indebted to the Hon. B. V. French of Braintree for a copy of this vol. We have had little leisure to examine its contents but in a hurried glance we see many items that merit a notice in the Horticulturist such are reports upon Orchards, Hedges Ac. which we shall refer to hereafter. This handsome volume is illustrated with cuts of the great Barn of David Leavitt Esq., at great Barrington, and that of B. V. French Esq., at Braintree. The last is described as " an almost faultless model," - cost above $6,000 - besides drawing of animals Ac.
American Flower Garden Directory. By Robert Buist Sixth edition. New York, C. M. Saxton & Co. 1855.
The Practical Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Gardener's Companion. By Patrick Neill. Edited by G. Emerson, M. D. New York, C. M. Saxton & Co. 1855.
Botany of the Southern States. By Prof. John Darby. New York, A. S. Barnes & Co. 1855.
The World a Workshop; or, the Physical Relationship of Man to the Earth. By Thomas Ewbank. New York. 1855.
Credentials of E.W. Bull, of Concord, Mass., the originator of the Concord Grape. From J. D. Ingersoll, Hion, Herk. Co., New York.
The testimony to the value of this grape, is certainly very full, and from well-known horticulturists. The grape may be pronounced "large, handsome and excellent"