Excerpt from Ferns in Their Homes and Ours
England which rival and even surpass them. The com petition is there so keen in Obtaining fine specimens of rare ferns, that as much as fifty guineas 50) has been paid for a single plant. It is not therefore to be wondered at, that, in countries where ferns have so long been under cultivation, numerous works upon the subject of their structure, growth, and culture, have appeared.
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