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Lawson, William.; Markham, Gervase.

A New Orchard and Garden.

      1660 - 4 LAWSON, William. A New Orchard Garden: or, The best way for planting, Grafting, and to make any ground good, for a rich orchard. [8], 56, [2], 69-112 pp. With 11 large woodcuts illustrating the text. Continuous register ([*]1 A-N4 O2). 4to., 189 x 141 mm, bound in early English calf. London: William Wilson for George Sawbridge, 1660. An early English discourse on Trees, with eleven fine woodcuts illustrating "the best, sure, and readiest way to make a good orchard and garden." Lawson also describes the herb-garden, the art of propogating plants and fruits, and the "Husbandry of Bees, with their several Uses and Annoyances." This tract is from the 1660 edition of Gervase Markham's A Way to Get Wealth. Binding rebacked and rubbed; some spotting and soiling. Our copy collates with that of the Library of Congress, UCLA (Clark) and Harvard (Arnold Arboretum), the only copies located in NUC. With the title-page from A Way to Get Wealth. Not in RLIN. Wing L733.

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