|Title||"TEMPLIN-BRADLEY CO. PLANT AND SEED CATALOG, CA. 1928"|
"TEMPLIN-BRADLEY CO. PLANT AND SEED CATALOG, CA. 1928"
Color: Black; Orange; Purple; Red
A 104-page seed and plant catalog issued by The Templin-Bradley Co., 1928. The front cover has a color cover with a variety of flowers and the title "FOR YOUR 1928 GARDEN" at the top, a box with names and prices for the flowers, and the company name and headquarters at the bottom. On the back are color illustrations of gladioli and phlox offered by the company. There are more colorful flowers, azaleas, lilies, and roses on the inside front cover and colored grapes and strawberries on the inside back cover. Listings for front cover products and other flowers begins the text, followed by an index, information on the company including ordering information, a testimonial letter, a photograph of company headquarters, statements on quality and on the company building, information on growing flowers and growing from seed. Product listings from page 10 include flowers (including a flower seed chart on pages 68-69 and a perennial flower chart on pages 84-85); house plant seeds; vines; vegetables and fruits (with a page showing brightly colored items between pages 38-39 and on pages 71-72); shrubs; ferns; hedge plants; grass seed; tools; fertilizer; and insecticides. Attached at the back is a yellow folded order form on which is an ad for silver salad forks. In fair condition, the lower right corner of the front cover is torn off and there are stains and soiling; creases and general wear, while the pages have creases, especially pages 11-12.