Avocado, Alligator Pear, Antique Matted Print, 1911
Antique offset (photomechanical) print of an avocado from the "Grocer's Encyclopedia" published in N.Y., 1911. The Grocer's Encyclopedia is a "compendium of useful information concerning foods of all kinds. How they are raised, prepared and marketed. How to care for them in the store and home. How best to use and enjoy them - and other valuable information for grocers and general storekeepers". Compiled by Artemas Ward.
The print / bookplate measures 8 x 11" including margins and is matted in an acid-free, standard 11 x 14" mat.