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The fruits and fruit trees of Monticello

Author: Peter J Hatch
Publisher: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Not since Jefferson himself has anyone combined such love and knowledge of all that blooms and grows and bears fruit at Monticello as does Peter Hatch.... History, pomology, the mind of Thomas Jefferson, the best of many worlds in scholarship and nature, are all to be found here, as well as a number of surprises.... The book is at once thorough, authoritative, and a pleasure to read. For it's not only that the  Read more...
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Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Hatch
ISBN: 0813917468 9780813917467
OCLC Number: 36499097
Description: xvi, 222 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Peter J. Hatch.

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Cultivating over 170 varieties of temperate fruits, Thomas Jefferson was an ambitious and devoted gardener whose surviving horticultural plans are among the most detailed of the period. This text  Read more...

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