Lot 40 of 457:
Sacramento Valley, Best Spot on Earth, 1904 brochure  

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Title:
The Best Spot on Earth is in the Sacramento Valley, California: Great plant introduction garden established by the United States Department of Agriculture, where soil and climate are best suited to production of the widest possible variety of plant life (wrapper title)
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Place:
Sacramento, CA
Publisher:
A.J. Johnston Co. Print
Date:
1904
Description:

8 pp. 15.5x9 cm (6¼x3¼"), original printed wrappers, map on rear wrapper.

Rare brochure proclaiming that the choice of the Sacramento Valley by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the National Plant Introduction and Testing Garden, the only one in America, serves as an endorsement of the valley as "The Best Spot on Earth." OCLC lists only two copies, at the University of California Berkeley, and the University of California Davis.

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Condition:
Fine condition.
 
Item number:
310571
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