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.
Catalogue of a fine collection of Floricultural, Vegetable, and Agricultural Seeds, comprising assortments of the most approved varieties in cultivation, to be had of Curtis & Lincoln, Horticultural Exchange, Hayward Block, 848 Washington street, Boston.
An excellent catalogue, which gentlemen who desire choice seeds for either field or garden, will do well to examine.
Wisconsin State Agricultural Society. List of Premiums and Regulations for the Ninth Annual Fair, to be held at Milwaukie, Sept. 26, 27. 28 and 29. These premiums and regulations are admirably conceived, and will be properly carried out.
Charter, Rules and Regulations of the Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois. The Cemetery has been dedicated, and is in the full tide of success; it was much wanted, and is in a situation which will make it the pride of the citizens.
Testimonials to Henry C. Carey, Esq. This is a collection of speeches on protection to American industry, of which Mr. Carey is the able exponent, and is also an account of his visit to the industrial regions of Pennsylvania, which seems to have been a perfect ovation. Mr. Carey is now in Europe.
Strictures on a Review of Mr. Carey's Letters to the President From the Merchants' Magazine.
Wholesale Catalogue of the Cherry-Hill Nurseries, West Chester, Pa., Hoopes & Brother.
Webster's Pictorial Dictionary, unabridged, and illustrated. This valuable work has now assumed a price and dimensions to suit the largest market. It should be a household treasure in every family. Whatever may be thought of its mode of spelling certain words, it is authority on so many points as to be indispensable. The illustrations amount to 1500 on various subjects, including natural history.
Guide Book of the Hudson River, etc. Guide Book of the St. Lawrence. These two little brochures will be valuable to all travellers, and stay at-home people might expend twenty-five cents for the purchase of each much worse than in possessing works so full of plates and information.
Pear culture in the South; an essay written at the request of the Aiken Fruit Growers' and Horticultural Association of South Carolina. By L. E. Berckmans, of Augusta, Ga. A very clever essay in which the author contends that the South is to be our fruit producing country; and he maintains that Pears can be cultivated to a profit under certain conditions.
Wholesale trade circular of C. Reagles & Son Schenectady, New York.
Premium List of the State Agricultural Society for the Fourth Annual Fair, to be held at Columbia, S. C, on the 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th of November, 1859.
No. 8. Keystone Nursery, H. A. Nish, manager, Harrisburg, Pa. A large and excellent supply of fruit trees, evergreens, roses, etc. etc, that we could wish distributed in some Counties in the neighborhood for the good of the farmers.
Prince's Select Descriptive Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees and Shrubs, Flushing, L. I., W. R. Prince & Co. There is much in this list that is rarely found elsewhere.
Descriptive Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Vines, Roses, etc. etc, W. Hunt & C. Manly, Galesburg, Knox Co., Illinois. This announces progress in the right direction.
Descriptive Catalogue of the Prospect Hill Nursery, S. B. Marshall, Massilion, Ohio.
Descriptive Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, etc. etc, Naupelt & Heyer, Dubuque, Iowa.
Alden Spooner upon American and Foreign Grape-vines, 2d edition, C. M. Saxton & Co, New York. A handsome little manual.
The Wheat Plant; together with remarks on Indian Com. By John H. Klippart. Illustrated. New York, A. O. Moore. We can only announce this work in the present number.
Hamilton County Fruit Gardens, College Hill, Ohio. A. H. Bailey, Proprietor.
Descriptive Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Roses, etc., at the Great Western Nurseries, Toledo, Ohio, G. H. White &. F. Prentice. An admirable catalogue. Wholesale Catalogue of the same, for the spring of 1660.
Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, etc, etc, for sale at the New Haven Nursery, by F. Trowbridge; for 1859-60. A capital collection of the best.
Essays on Peat, Muck, and Commercial Manures. By Samuel W. Johnson, Chemist to the Connecticut State Agricultural Society, and Professor of Chemistry in Yale College. The best book on its subject. It shows up charlatanry manfully.
Supplement to the Descriptive Catalogue of Andre Leroy, Angers, France. A. Bragiere, Agent, 51 Cedar St., New York.