FORESTS AND ORCHARDS IN NEBRASKA. A HAND BOOK FOR PRAIRIE PLANTING [wrapper title].

Omaha, Ne. 1884. 64,[6]pp. including several full-page and in-text illustrations, plus three colored plates. Original pictorial wrappers. Light wear to wrappers, but on the whole very clean and near fine. Item #WRCAM38170

An interesting Nebraska promotional item, giving a county- by-county description of the state and the best types of fruits to grow there. The colored plates show grapes (the white "Prestiss" variety), currants, and raspberries, while the black and white illustrations show a varieties of berries and the text describes the virtues of a number of stone fruits. The advertisement pages at the end list Nebraska and other midwestern nurseries.

Price: $300.00