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.
Illinois State Fair for 1860. Premiums and Regulations for the Eighth Annual Exhibition of the Illinois State Agricultural Society, to be held at the City of Jacksonville, on the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th days of September, 1860. Competition open to the world, except as noted in the Premium List. - A very liberal price list, $ 15,000 being offered in premiums.
The Presbyterian Parlor Magazine, a monthly Journal of Science, Literature, and Religion. Alfred Nevin, D.D., Editor. June, 1860. - This is the first cumber of a new monthly, the net profits of which are to be appropriated for the benefit of disabled ministers, and needy widows and orphans of deceased ministers of the Presbyterian Church. It is well printed, and has an able corps of contributors.
Monthly Record of the Rensselaer County Agricultural and Manufacturers' Society. Troy, June, 1860. - The object of the Monthly Record is to publish the doings of the above-named Society, and to collect and diffuse knowledge having a bearing on its objects. It may be made the instrument of much good.
Descriptive Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Roses, Greenhouse and Bedding-out Plants, cultivated and for sale at the Great Western Nurseries, Toledo, Ohio. F. Prentice, Proprietor. - A full and well-prepared Catalogue.
Wholesale Trade List of the Hickory Grove Nurseries, for the Fall of 1860 and Spring of 1861. Hall & Co., Proprietors, at the head of Broadway, two miles above the Oliver House, Toledo, Ohio.
The Journal of Rational Medicine. Edited by C. H. Cleaveland, M. D. June, 1860.
The Mother's Magazine and Family Circle. Rev. B. J. Relyea, Editor and Proprietor. June, 1860.
A Practical Treatise on the Management of Fruit-Trees, with Descriptive Lists of the most valuable Fruits for General Cultivation; adapted to the Northern States. By George Jaques. - Notice in our next.
A Dictionary of the English Language. By Joseph E. Worcester, LL. D. Boston; Swan, Brewer, and Tileston. - Notice in our next.
Descriptive Catalogue of Carnation Pinks; grown and for sale by Andrew S. Fuller, Yates Avenue, near Myrtle, Brooklyn, L. I. - We recently saw this collection, and found it exceedingly choice. Some twenty-five are monthly. At $10 a hundred nobody need be without a bed of choice Carnations.
Fourth National Exhibition of Horses, at Springfield, Mass., Sept. 4, 5, 6, and 7, 1860. - A very liberal prize list, but why not a substantial token for the fastest walking draft horse?
Descriptive Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Seedlings, Grape-Vines, Roses, etc., cultivated at Mark D. Willson's Nursery, West Bloom field, Ontario Co., N. Y. N. R. Willson, Mark D. Willson, proprietors.
Old Colony Nurseries, Plymouth, Mass. B. M. Watson's new abridged wholesale Trade Cat alogue for 1860, of select Trees and Plants for Suburban Residences, containing all the really valuable new Fruits and Flowers of recent introduction, at reduced prices, without further discount.
Descriptive Catalogue of Trees and Plants grown at the Walworth Nurseries. T. G. Yeo-mans, Proprietor, Walworth, Wayne Co., N. Y.
The Life of Jacob Gruber. By W. P. Strickland. New York, Carlton and Porter, 200 Mulberry St.
List of Premiums and Rules and Regulations for the Ninth Annual Fair of the Indiana State Board of Agriculture, to be held on the new grounds, near the city of Indianapolis, commencing on Monday, October 15, and continuing during the week. Open to the world. - A very liberal and well-prepared list, the prizes amounting to the handsome sum of $12,000. This ought to secure a good exhibition.
Premiums and Regulations for the Eleventh Annual Fair of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture, to be held in the city of Dayton, on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, the 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th days of September, 1860. Competition open to other States. - Another liberal and well-digested prize list.
Catalogue of the Officers and Students of the Farmer's High-School of Pennsylvania. - The object of this institution is to combine study and labor, and fit young men for some useful purpose in life, but chiefly to make them intelligent and thorough farmers. The object is a very commendable one; such institutions are not half as common as they should be.
The Journal of Rational Medicine. Edited by C. H. Cleaveland, M.D. July, 1860. P. C. Browne, Cincinnati.
Descriptive Catalogue of Vines, etc., with Explanatory Remarks and Indications for Cultivation. By C. W. Grant. Post Office address, Iona, near Peekshill, Westchester Co., N. Y. - This is a new, enlarged, and much improved edition, containing a great deal of valuable information, besides its descriptive matter.
Meehan's Wholesale List of Dutch Flower Roots, for the Fall of 1860. T. Meehan, Wissa-hicken and Germantown Nurseries, German town, Pa. - We would caution our readers against buying auction bulbs, while they can get the leading kinds, under name, at the moderate prices named in this catalogue.
Descriptive Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Roses, Evergreens, Bulbous Roots, Greenhouse and Hedge Plants, dec., cultivated and for sale at the Fruitland Nurseries, Augusta, Ga., by P. J. Berckmana - This is intended more especially to meet the wants of the South, but selections can be made for any section.
Descriptive Catalogue of Hardy Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Roses, etc., cultivated and (or sale at the Mount Hope Nurseries, Rochester, New York. Ellwanger & Barry, Proprietors. - , A neat and well-arranged catalogue, including all the more recent novelties worth growing.
Descriptive Catalogue of Fruits cultivated and for sale at the Toledo Nurseries, by A. Fahne-stock & Sons, Toledo, Ohio.
Descriptive Catalogue of Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Roses, Vines, Plants, etc., cultivated by A. Fahnestock & Sons, Toledo, Ohio.
Central Nurseries, York, Pa. Edward J. Evans & Co.'s Trade Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Roses, Bedding Plants, etc., for Autumn, 1860, and Spring, 1861.
Wholesale Catalogue of the Cherry Hill Nurseries, West Chester, Pa. Hoopes & Brother, Chester County (Pa-) Agricultural Exhibition, to be held in the Borough of West Chester, on Friday and Saturday, Oct 5th and 6th, 1860.
Monthly Record of the Rensselaer County Agricultural and Manufacturer's Society. Published by the Society. August, 1860.
Report of the Commissioners appointed by the Governor of Ohio, to Investigate the Massachusetts Cattle Disease, Pleuro-Pneumonia. - We are indebted to Mr. Klippart for this interesting Report, which contains about all that is known of this dreaded and fatal disease.
The Journal of Rational Medicine. Edited by C. H. Cleaveland, M. D. September, 1860. Cincinnati, P. C. Browne.
The Mother's Magazine and Family Circle. Rev. B. J. Relyea, Editor and Proprietor. New York, 397 Broadway.
The Journal of the Lebanon Agricultural Society. Annual Exhibition in Smith's Valley, Oct. 10th and 11th, I860.
Descriptive list of Hardy Native Grape-vines, cultivated and for sale by Geo, W. Campbell, Delaware, Ohio. - A very neat descriptive catalogue.
Ravenswood Fruit Garden and Nursery Trade Circular, by H. C. Freeman, Ravenswood, L. L
Catalogue of Dutch Bulbous Roots, imported and for sale by Mcllvain & Young, No. 9 John Street, N. Y.
Descriptive Annual Catalogue of Bulbs and other Flowering Roots, with directions for their Culture and Management, offered by J. M. Thorburn & Co., 15 John Street, New York. - A varied and choice assortment.
Wholesale Price List for the Fall of 1860 and Spring of 1861, of Fruit-Trees, etc, cultivated and for sale by William Beid, Elizabeth town, N. J. - Mr. Reid keeps none but the best things.
Wholesale Catalogue of Trees, Shrubs, and Plants, cultivated and for sale at the Great Valley Nursery, for the Fall of 1860 and Spring of 1861. By S. T. Kelsey & Co., Great Valley, N. Y.
Seneca Lake Highland Nurseries. E. C. Frost, Proprietor, Havana, Schuler County, N. Y. Wholesale Catalogue for Nurserymen and Dealers in Fruit, Ornamental Trees, Stocks, Seeds, Pits, etc, for the Fall of 1860 and Spring of 1861.
Descriptive Catalogue for 1860-61, of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrub, Vines, etc, cultivated and for sale by James Edgarton, at the Sugar Grove Nurseries, Barnville, Ohio.
Transon-Forteau et Sons' Nurseries, Orleans, (France.) P and E. Transon, Successors. Trade List for 1860-61. - This Catalogue is intended to meet the wants of the American market.
Circular to Grape Growers, by J. D. Ingersoll, Ilion, Herkimer Co., N. Y.
Bridgeman's Descriptive Catalogue, No. 7. Bulbous and Tuberous Roots. Andrew Bridge-man, 878 Broadway, N. Y. - A very full assortment of Hyacinths, Tulips, Narcissus, etc, aud at very moderate prices.
Descriptive Catalogue (for 1860-61) of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, etc, cultivated and for sale by Peters, Harden, & Co., at" Downing Hill Nursery," Atlanta, Ga.