This vintage book contains a detailed treatise on the apple, being a detailed and comprehensive guide to growing, harvesting, and marketing apples. This accessible and profusely illustrated guide will be of considerable utility to the modern reader with an interest in apple production, and it will also appeal to collectors of antiquarian literature of this ilk. Although old, the information contained within this text is timeless, and will be of as much value to modern readers, as it was when first published. The chapters of this text include: 'Inter-pollination and Fertility', 'Culture', 'Soil', 'Trees', 'General Pruning and Training', 'The Crop', 'Propagation and Grafting', 'Diseases', 'Apples for Market', 'Select Apples', and 'Selections for Special Purposes'. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned introduction on preserving food.