The Pears of New York
by  U.P. Hedrick

Introduction

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Preface..................................................... v

Index to Illustrations........,.............................. ix

Chapter I. History of the Pear.......................... i

Chapter II. Species of Pears and Their Characters....... 57

Chapter III. Pear Culture................................. 83

Chapter IV. Leading Varieties of Pears................... 122

Chapter V. Minor Varieties of Pears..................... 236

Bibliography, References, and Abbreviations................ 589

Index........................................................ 599



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