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[Chase Brothers Company], CHASE FRUIT AND FLOWERS IN NATURAL COLORS, Photographic Reproductions True to Life.  (Rochester, NY: Chase Brothers Nursery, n.d. [ca. 1944-1945])  large format octavo, 122 pp., index.  ill. with photographic color plates of flowers and fruit, and hints for home landscaping, an also a b&w photograph of their immense packing building.  This work was prepared for nurserymen to use in conjunction with the firm's nursery catalogs in aiding their customers in plant selection and use.  This is NOT the 1922 edition more commonly encountered but rather a very scarce later edition with different pagination.  The books states that their nursery was founded in the Rochester area more than seventy-five years ago.  The nursery was founded in Monroe County in 1868, hence the estimation of the publication date.  fine copy in dark green simulated leather binding.  $35  

[Chase Brothers Company], CHASE FRUIT AND FLOWERS IN NATURAL COLORS, Photographic Reproductions True to Life.  (Rochester, NY: Chase Brothers Nursery, n.d. [ca. 1944-1945])  large format octavo, 122 pp., index.  ill. with photographic color plates of flowers and fruit, and hints for home landscaping, an also a b&w photograph of their immense packing building.  This work was prepared for nurserymen to use in conjunction with the firm's nursery catalogs in aiding their customers in plant selection and use.  This is NOT the 1922 edition more commonly encountered but rather a very scarce later edition with different pagination.  The books states that their nursery was founded in the Rochester area more than seventy-five years ago.  The nursery was founded in Monroe County in 1868, hence the estimation of the publication date.  some rear cover spotting, o/w a very good copy in dark green simulated leather binding.  $25

[nursery catalog] John A. Salzer Seed Co., La Crosse, WI.  SOW SALZER'S SEEDS, 1868-1937.  162+ pp., ill. with b&w and color photos and engravings; attractive color covers, showing asters on the front and zinnias on the rear.  an uncommon catalog listing ornamentals and vegetables equally.  a very good copy in prefect bound wraps.  $10  

[nursery catalog] Charlotte M. Haines, Rockford, IL.  SEEDS GROWN BY A WOMAN, 1925.  105 pp., b&w and color ills. and attractive color covers.  This uncommon catalog also includes bulbs, perennial plants, shrubs, and house plants.  a very good copy in stapled wraps.  $15

[nursery catalog] Charlotte M. Haines, Rockford, IL.  SEEDS GROWN BY A WOMAN, 1933.  103 pp., b&w and color ills. and attractive color covers.  This uncommon catalog also includes bulbs, perennial plants, shrubs, and house plants.  a very good copy in stapled wraps.  $15

[nursery catalog] Stark Bros., Louisiana , MO.  STARK SALESMAN'S PLATE BOOK: Showing New & U.S. Patent Prize Fruit Trees and Ornamentals in natural Colors.  (Louisiana, MO: Stark Bros. Nurseries, n.d. [1941-1942])  tall quarto, 72 pp., loaded with b&w and color photographic illustrations.  An amazing trade catalog with much information on the nursery operations and promotion of their fruit trees.  very good copy in colorful stapled tricolor wraps with protective backstrip.  $50

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