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Old southern apples

by Creighton Lee Calhoun

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Published by McDonald & Woodward Pub. Co. in Blacksburg, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States.
    • Subjects:
    • Apples -- Southern States.,
    • Apples -- Varieties -- Southern States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-300) and index.

      Statementby Creighton Lee Calhoun, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB363.2.U6 C35 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 326 p. :
      Number of Pages326
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1100460M
      ISBN 100939923378, 0939923599
      LC Control Number94025281

      Old Southern Apples by Creighton Lee Calhoun Jr. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at After the first edition of his book was published in , Calhoun received hundreds of letters from apple enthusiasts, which he collected in a page-plus notebook. He also helped to establish the Southern Heritage Apple Orchard at Horne Creek Farm, a N.C. historical site. The orchard has more than varieties of Southern apple trees.

      Old southern apples: a comprehensive history and description of varieties for collectors, growers, and fruit enthusiasts. This childhood favorite although obscure to most was not obscure to me. Mr. Apples family is a great little book that I can remember reading over and over. The book still sits on my bookshelf. It is a sweet little story about a family that moves from the city to the I read a book this year called The Art of Mindful Reading by E. Berthoud in /5.

        “Old Southern Apples,” published by McDonald & Woodward in , listed 1, varieties, only of which were known to still exist. The book was . Old Southern Apples A Comprehensive History and Description of Varieties for Collectors, Growers, and Fruit Enthusiasts, 2nd Edition 2nd Edition by Creighton Lee Calhoun and Publisher Chelsea Green Publishing. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: , The print version of this textbook is ISBN: ,


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A book that became an instant classic when it first appeared inOld Southern Apples is an indispensable reference for fruit lovers everywhere, especially those who live in the southern United States. Out of print for several years, this newly revised and expanded edition now features descriptions of some 1, apple varieties that either originated in the South or were widely grown there before /5(27).

"Old Southern Apples is a lovely book, filled with information that has been nearly inaccessible until now. It is so well-researched and well-written that Southerners from Texas to Virginia and fruit lovers everywhere will find it interesting." -- The Permaculture Activist, June /5(6).

Creighton Lee Calhoun Jr. A book that became an instant classic when it first appeared in"Old Southern Apples" is an indispensable reference for fruit lovers everywhere, especially those who live in the southern United States.

A book that became an instant classic Old southern apples book it first appeared in/5. Old Southern Apples describes nearly 1, varieties of apples that originated in the South or were widely grown there.

Reproduced in the book’s center are paintings of apples from the USDA’s Pomological Watercolor Collection. Something you learn from the book is that USDA hired artists to paint pictures of apples. Great history on old apples grown in the old south, most of which are now very rare.

This Old southern apples book made this transplanted Yankee feel like an old southern rebel farmer. Read more/5(6). A book that became an instant classic when it first appeared inOld Southern Apples is an indispensable reference for fruit lovers everywhere, especially those who live in the southern United 5/5(1).

A book that became an instant classic when it first appeared inOld Southern Apples is an indispensable reference for fruit lovers everywhere, especially those who live in the southern United States. Out of print for several years, this newly revised and expanded edition now features descriptions of some 1, apple varieties that either originated in the South or were widely grown there before Author: Creighton Lee Calhoun.

Old Southern Apples: A Comprehensive History and Description of Varieties for Collectors, Growers, and Fruit Enthusiasts, 2nd Edition Calhoun Jr., Creighton Lee Published by Chelsea Green Publishing. Old Southern Apples is a delightful and definitive review of the history and uses of apples in the South from Maryland to Texas and from Florida to gh apples became a major.

Apples: Collecting old southern varieties Unknown Binding – January 1, by Joyce L Neighbors (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or Author: Joyce L Neighbors. After a decade of grafting rootstock, six years of library research and two years going over piles of notes, letters, and historical books, Old Southern Apples was published in It is a thoroughly researched reference book that details over heritage southern apple varieties, with additional historical context.

A book that became an instant classic when it first appeared inOld Southern Applesis an indispensable reference for fruit lovers everywhere, especially those.

The bulk of the book consists of descriptions and facts concerning extant and extinct Old Southern apple varieties. Includes a list of vendor sources for Old Southern apples, color and b&w illustrations, and an index of apple names and synonyms. No subject index. Annotation c.

Book News, Inc., Portland, OR () BooknewsAuthor: Creighton Lee Calhoun. Even more surprising is the fact that a credible, comprehensive book on the old southern apples can be written now. Thankfully, there are more than 3, paintings of apples in the pomological watercolor collection in the National Agricultural Library at Beltsville, Md.

(reproductions of 48 of these fine paintings appear in the book). Old southern apples by Creighton Lee Calhoun. Published by McDonald & Woodward Pub. in Blacksburg, Va. Written in EnglishCited by: 7.

A book that became an instant classic when it first appeared inOld Southern Apples is an indispensable reference for fruit lovers everywhere, especially those who live in the southern United States/5(19).

Book Summary: The title of this book is Old Southern Apples and it was written by Creighton Lee Calhoun Jr. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by McDonald and Woodward Publishing Company and has a total of pages in the :   Old Southern Apples, by Creighton Lee Calhoun, Jr.

The result of those efforts is his encyclopedic work Old Southern Apples. First published inthe book quickly sold out, and used copies fetched upwards of $ on the secondary market before Calhoun published a revised and expanded edition in   Home» Education» Book Excerpt: Old Southern Apples Book Excerpt: Old Southern Apples.

Posted on Janu by in Education, Farming, Farming Resources, Fruit, Gardening, Publications // 0 Comments. They actually found records of about 2, southern apple trees. But nearly 1, of those had gone extinct.

Inthe Calhouns wrote a book about their findings called Old Southern Apples. Lee’s book Old Southern Apples, Revised & Expanded: a Comprehensive History and Description of Varieties for Collectors, Growers, and Fruit Enthusiasts is a must-read for anyone interested in learning about the history, use, and production of heritage apples.Based on a decade of collecting and grafting rootstock, six years of library research, and two full years of poring over piles of notes, binders full of letters, and photo copies from historical books, Old Southern Apples was published in It is a book as much about .Thank you for showing an interest in old southern apples and remember that our standards reflect quality, not quantity.

We are helping to preserve apples that were once widely grown in the southern United States from the ’s to the early ’s. Southern farm families grew apples that displayed distinctive qualities.