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Fruit Grower's Guide

Reverend John Wright
with illustrations by Miss May Rivers

(1891-1894)


Original Chromolithographs over 120 years old, NOT modern reproductions


Sheet size approximately. 8.25 x 10.75 inches.

(Click here for the later 1924 offset lithographs from The Fruit Grower's Guide)

 

Please click on the thumbnails for an enlarged view. (Images are electronically watermarked to thwart misuse.)

antique print of apples and other fruit
Lane's Prince Albert
Allen's Everlasting
Chelmsford Wonder
(Apples)

$115

Apples: Newton Wonder, etc.
Newton Wonder
Striped Beefing
(Apples)

$100

 Newton Wonder Striped Beefing  (Apples)   $105
Cox's Orange
Scarlet Golden Pippin
Sykehouse Russet
(Apples)

$100

antique print of apples and other fruit
Ecklinville
Bramley's Seedling
Duchess of Oldenburg
Ribstone Pippin
(Apples)

$100

Apples: Irish Peach, etc.
Irish Peach
Early Red Joanetting
Lord Grosvenor
Stirling Castle
Yorkshire Beauty
(Apples)

$50

antique print of apples and other fruit
Tom Putt
Wealthy
Queen Caroline
(Apples)

$100

Pears
Summer Beurré d'Aremberg
Beurré Rance
Beurré Diel
(Pears)

$100

(see enlargement, light foxing, age toning)

Pears
Pitmaston Duchess
Durondeau
(Pears)

$115

(see enlargement, light age toning)

Pears: Catillac, etc.
Catillac
Bergamotte Esperen
Josephine de Malines
Maréchal de Cour
(Pears)

$80

pears
Louise Bonne de Jersey
Fondante d'Automne
Beurré d'Aremberg
Glou Morçeau
(Pears)

$100

(see enlargement, light foxing, age toning)

Pears
Jargonelle
Beurré d'Amanlis
Clapp's Favourite
(Pears)

$115

pears
Doyenné du Comice
Souvenir du Congrs
Beurré Superfin
(Pears)

$100

Raspberries
River's Hornet
Sweet Yellow Antwerp
Baumforth's Seedling
(Raspberries)

$125

Strawberries
Laxton's Noble
James Veitch
Dr. Hogg
British Queen
(Strawberries)

$125

Strawberries
Frogmore late Pine
Sir Joseph Paxton
Vicomtesse Hericart de Thury
(Strawberries)

$125

(see enlargement, a couple of small fox marks)

Early Rivers cherries
Early Rivers
(Cherries)

$75

cherries
Morello
Late Black Begarreau
Bigarreau noir de Gueben
Mayduke
(Cherries)

$95

Bigarreau Cherries
Bigarreau
(Cherries)

$100

Currants
Victoria
White Dutch
Black Naples
(Currants)

$75

Gooseberries
Angler
Leveller
Whinham's Industry
(Gooseberries)

$95

Gooseberries
Yellow Champagne
Whitesmith
Pitmaston Green Gage
Red Champagne
Green Gage
Red Warrington
(Gooseberries)

$95

peaches
Grosse Mignonne
Bellegarde
Barrington
Goshawk
Dymond
(Peaches)

$115

(see enlargement, light foxing, age toning)

Peaches: Milton, Goldoni, etc.
Milton
Goldoni
Victoria
Stanwick Elruge
Newton
(Peaches)

$100

(see enlargement, light foxing, age toning)

Plums
Count Althann's Gage
Grand Duke
Green Gage
Early Orleans
Gisborne's
Monarch
The Czar
(Plums)

$95

Plums
Jefferson
Victoria
Coe's Golden Drop
Diamond
Pond's Seedling
Autumn Compote
(Plums)

$95

Pine apple Nectarine
Pine apple Nectarine

$100

nectarines
Lord Napier (Rivers)
Humboldt (Rivers)
Dryden (Rivers)
(Nectarines)

$100

Grapes: Black Hamburgh, etc.
Black Hamburgh
Buckland Sweetwater
Black Alicante
(Grapes)

$125

Grapes: Muscat, etc.
Mrs. Prince's Muscat
Royal Muscadine
Chasselas Vibert
Foster's Seedling
Mrs. Pearson
Gros Maroc
(Grapes)

$100

Grapes: Muscat, etc.
Duke of Buccleuch
Gros Colman
Lady Downe's Seedling
(Grapes)

$55

Grapes: Muscat of Alexandria, etc.
Muscat of Alexandria
Madresfield Court
(Grapes)

$100

Figs
White Marseilles
Toulousienne
Negro Largo
Violette de Bordeaux
Bourjasotte Grise
(Figs)

$100

Banana
Banana
Monstera deliciosa
(Bananas)

$45

Alpine Strawberries
Alpine Strawberries
(frontispiece to Vol. III)
$75


Kentish Cob-nuts
Filberts
(frontispiece to Vol. II)
$50

Cellini apple (Belgian publication circa 1879)

Plate 20

Cellini

[apple]

From: Nederlandsche flora en pomona beschreven en uitgegeven door het bestuur der Pomologische Vereeniging te Boskoop, by K.J.W. Ottolander, A. Koster & C. de Vos (editors).
Groningen, J.B. Wolters, 1876-1879

Chromolithograph
Sheet size: 9½ x 12½ inches
(238 x 300 mm)

The beautiful colour-plates were lithographed in Belgium by G. Severyns after paintings by Abraham Jacobus Wendel. They depict flowers and fruit then growing in The Netherlands. Publication started in 1875 on the initiative of the Pomological Society at Boskoop.
* Nissen BBI 1474.

$125

 

Berberries (frontispiece to Vol. I)
Berberries
(frontispiece to Vol. II)
$40

(Click here for the later 1924 offset lithographs from "The Fruit Grower's Guide)

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