History Of The Sixtieth Regiment New York State Volunteers Richard Eddy

ISBN: 9780217007184

Published: April 30th 2012

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History Of The Sixtieth Regiment New York State Volunteers  by  Richard Eddy

History Of The Sixtieth Regiment New York State Volunteers by Richard Eddy
April 30th 2012 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 260 pages | ISBN: 9780217007184 | 9.11 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ... the following appear to be the mostMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ...

the following appear to be the most likely. I. A. ferox, fructu-luteo, pendula, serratifolia, aurea marginata, argentea marginata, donningtonensis, whittinghamensis, argenteo medio-picta, aureo medio-picta, and probably one or two other entire leaved and variegated ones. The distinct variety known as elliptica, which is much nearer I.

dipyrena in all particulars than I. Aquifolium, should be placed under that species as it fits I. dipyrena in the opaque colouring of the leaves, the spines, wood, shape of fruit and time of flowering. One of the most difficult Hollies to account for is that known as I.

A. crassifolia, and it is probable that it may be a species of which the history is lost, for it differs materially from all forms of I. Aquifolium, growth, leafage and fruit, being very distinct and uniform in character, little or no variation occurring.

No particulars of its origin can be found, and the first notice of it that I have been able to procure is in Hanburys Complete Book of Gardening, 1770, where it is called the Saw-leaved Holly and described as follows. Saw-leaved Holly is a kind very different from any of the other sorts. The leaves are as long as any of the sorts, very narrow, and of a thick substance.

Their edges are formed into the likeness of a saw, though they are not very sharp and prickly. This is a very scarce and valuable Holly, and is by all admired. Of all the well marked varieties, ferox is probably the oldest, and has been the originator of some of the most distinct and interesting of the garden forms. Its origin is doubtful, though it was probably found wild in France. Miller, Martyns edition, says that Mr George London introduced it from France into English gardens, and he considered it a good species as he found that it c...



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