The New American Orchardist: Or, An Account of the Most Valuable Varieties of Fruit, of All Climates, Adapted to Cultivation in the United States; with Their History, Modes of Culture, Management, Uses, &c. With an Appendix on Vegetables, Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, and Flowers, the Agricultural Resources of America, and on Silk, &c

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Otis, Broaders, & Company, 1844 - 450 pages
 

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Page 20 - Insuperable height of loftiest shade, Cedar, and pine, and fir, and branching palm, A sylvan scene; and, as the ranks ascend Shade above shade, a woody theatre. Of stateliest view.
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