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Horticultural Society peddles its petals

Cash-strapped organization to auction rare-book collection

The Mass. Horticultural Society, having already canceled its flower show, is now selling its rare books. The Mass. Horticultural Society, having already canceled its flower show, is now selling its rare books.
By David Abel
Globe Staff / December 11, 2008

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The hand-colored lithographs and engravings - daintily drawn images of roses, peaches, and other assorted fruits and flowers - have long been among the Massachusetts Horticultural Society's most prized possessions. (Full article: 677 words)

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