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Thomas Hyll; Thomas Hill
1593 The Profitable Arte of Gardening Edwarde Allde Thomas Hyll Bees
London: Edward Allde, 1593. Click here to see our other books! [The Profitable Arte of Gardening: to which is added much necessarie matter, and a number of secrets, with the Phisicke helps belonging to each hearbe, and that easily prepared] To this is annexed two proper Treatises, the one entituled, The mervailous government, propertie, and benefite of Bees, with the rare secretes of the honnie and waxe. And the other, The yerely coniectures meete for Husbandmen. To these is likewise added a Treatise of the Arte of Graffing and Planting of trees. Thomas Hyll; Thomas Hill 1593 Edward Allde : London 7.5" by 5.5" [8], 152, 161, 153-155, 164-165, 158-159, 168, 161-164, [8], 1-92pp SUMMARY A very scarce copy of this important horticultural and apiculturist work. Being two parts in one, as called for, this early edition contains the first English book on gardening and the first British bee book. An Important Work,Early Edition,Illustrated,Original Binding Overall Condition: Good This book weighs 0.75 KG when packed UK Postage: £ FREE POSTAGE US Postage: £ 19.99 EU Postage: £ 15.99 European Postage: £ 16.99 Asia Postage: £ 21.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 25.99 DESCRIPTION Illustrated, with several woodcut ornamental letters, headpieces, tail pieces and the occasional vignette. This includes four woodcut illustrations of mazes and knot gardens. Collation: A-Y4, 2A-2M4. An early edition of the first English book on gardening which was first issued in 1563 under a slightly different title 'A most Brief and pleasant treatise'. The 'profitable instruction of the perfect ordering of Bees' is … [Click Below for Full Description]
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