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Pomona's Harvest: An Illustrated Chronicle of Antiquarian Fruit Literature

By H. Frederic Janson

An intriguing history of books about fruit from antiquity to the Industrial Revolution, including many beautiful engravings from key works. The relationship of pomology to social history and the history of ideas is explored, and there is a bibliography describing more than 600 fruit-related sources.

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H. Frederic Janson

Fred Janson started the project that resulted in this book more than 20 years ago. He co-founded a network of fruit fanciers, the North American Fruit Explorers, which boosts 3,000 members.

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