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Popular Annuals of Eastern North America, 1865–1914

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$15.00 • £12.95 • €13.50

ISBN 9780884021384

Publication Date: 01/01/1985

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Using the evidence of written documents, seed and plant lists, catalogues, and illustrations, the author attempts to show which annuals were popular and how they were used in the fifty-year period following the Civil War. Several commercial seed lists are reproduced to document the changing styles of gardening.

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