Luther Burbank. His Methods and Discoveries. Vol. XII.
- Luther Burbank. His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application. Vol. XII.
- Luther Burbank
- John Whitson, Robert John, Henry Smith Williams
- Luther Burbank Press
- Place of Printing:
- New York and London
- Date of Printing:
- McCune Location:
Author and Commentators
Luther Burbank (1849-1926). Botanist and horticulturist. Born in Massachusetts, Burbank moved to Santa Rosa, CA where he created hundreds of varieties of plants.
Henry Smith Williams (1863-1943). Physician, lawyer, author.
This set of books were prepared from Burbank’s original field notes covering more than 100,000 experiments made during forty years devoted to plant improvement, with the assistance of the Luther Burbank Society and its entire membership.
- I. Luther Burbank – His Boyhood on a Massachusetts Farm.
- II. Luther Burbank – The Early Years in Santa Rosa.
- III. Luther Burbank – His Patience Rewarded.
- IV. Luther Burbank – The Sum of His Work with Plant Life.
- V. Luther Burbank – The Bearing of His Work on Human Life.
- VI. The Luther Burbank Society.
- List of Direct Color Photographs
- Subject Index to Volumes I-XII.
SpineCoverFrontispiece & TitleFrontispieceTitleCopyright & ContentsForewordChp 1 Luther Burbank - His BoyhoodMr. Burbank's Motherpages 8-9Luther Burbank's BirthplaceWhere Luther Burbank was SchooledBurbank age 9Burbank age 14Burbank age 19Burbank age 24Purchaser of the Burbank PotatoSimple but Important EquipmentCrude but Effective ImplementAssortment of SievesCollection of SievesSoil-Stirring ImplementsMaking Rows for PlantingSetting Out Small SeedlingsWashing SeedsCovering Seeds with SandsSeeds in the GreenhouseRare SeedsSeeds Drying in the OpenGathering Apples in SebastapolLuther Burbank's First Advertisementpages 58-59Chp 2 Luther Burbank - The Early Years in Santa RosaA View at Santa RosaAnother View in Burbank's GardenStrange BedfellowsSanta Rosa TangleVegetation of Many TypesQuantity ProductionMr. Burbank's BackyardBird's-Eye ViewMidsummer at Santa RosaAnother Midsummer's ViewCactus, Canna and GrassesAnother View of the Famous ElmEarly Autumn at Santa RosaOver the Strawberry BedAt the Height of the SeasonAcross the Cactus FieldCactus PlantsAt the End of the ConservatoryTropical Luxuriancepages 104-105Chp 3 Luther Burbank - His Patience RewardedLuther Burbank age 50Bird's-Eye View of SebastapolWatsonias at SebastapolAnother View of SebastapolNear View of SebastapolDays of PreparationFlowering TimeCrinum BedsBriar Patch at SebastapolGladiolus BedsCherries, PlumcotsSebastapol Pot PourriMr Burbank's New Home in Santa RosaMr. Burbank's PorchAnother ViewMr. Burbank's HouseMr. Burbank and Dr. de VriesGathering Poppiespages 152-153Chp 4 Luther Burbank - The Sum of his Work with Plant LifeMr. Burbank with Giant Crinum BulbMr Burbank in Oriental SettingBurbank Book for the BlindBurbank Product Highly HonoredBurbank MedalAnother Burbank MedalMedal from Academy of SciencesGold Medal From Pan-American ExpositionMedal from California State Agricultural SocietyMedal from California State Floral SocietyBurbank Prune OrchardBurbank Cherry OrchardA Paying Burbank Potato PatchA Paying Burbank Grape VineyardImproved Bartlett Pear Orchardpages 200-201Chp 5 Luther Burbank - The Bearing of his Work on Human LifeBed of English PrimrosesSouth American ScillaAbutilonParrot Bill FlowerCalceolariaSelected DandelionOld Homestead in AutumnRear of the Old HomesteadFront EntranceMr. Burbank's Home Yard Filled with Red PoppiesSide View of Burbank HouseThe Old HomesteadThe Old Homestead Todaypages 244-245Chp 6 The Luther Burbank SocietyThe Society's Information BureauHome of the Luther Burbank PressBurbank RecordRecord of Foreign SeedsAnother Record of Foreign SeedsRecord of Orchard FruitsDiagrammatic RecordColor Photography Explained 1Color Photography Explained 2Color Photography Explained 3Color Photography Explained 4Color Photography Explained 5Color Photography Explained 6Color Photography Explained 7Color Photography Explained 8Color Photography Explained 9Direct Color PhotographsDirect Color PhotographsDirect Color PhotographsIndexIndexIndexIndexIndexIndexIndexIndex