Original publisher: E. P. Dutton and Company, New York
Publication status: Public domain
Illustrations, descriptions and culture of the garden vegetables of cold and temperate climates, written by Mm. Vilmorin-Andrieux of Paris. Written originally in 1885, this edition has been translated into English and is footnoted.
The book comes recommended as the prime reference for heirloom vegetables of European origin. The drawings in this text are superb and the varietal descriptions are thorough. The cultural descriptions are also quite useful.
Due to the size of the entire book pdf file, it has been broken into five separate pdf files. Even these files are quite large (>20 Mb) so patience should be exerted while waiting for download.
Click for PDF file
Click for PDF file 2
Click for PDF file 3
Click for PDF file 4
Click for PDF file 5
Library Rules and Copyright Notice