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    TRIMBLE, ISAAC P. A Treatise on the Insect Enemies of Fruit and Fruit Trees. With Numerous Illustrations drawn from Nature, by Hochstein, under the immediate supervision of the Author. New York: William Wood & Co., 1865. 1st ed. 4to. 139 pp. Eleven full paged plates, nine of which are in color, two are tinted. Orig. green cloth, scuffed. Foxed. A very good copy. $850.00

     

    Bennett, p. 106. Trimble was entomologist of theState Agricultural Society of New Jersey, as well as of the Horticultural Association of the American Institute. He reports that most authorities had long believe that the exhaustion of land was responsible for diminished fruit production, but he found fruit predators to be in ascendance. NUC reports about 20 institutional copies, but none at auction since 1968.

 

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