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Miller, Philip
The Gardeners Dictionary by Philip Miller, 7th ed. 1759. Folio, Illustrated.
London: 1759. The Gardeners Dictionary, containing the best and newest methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit, flower garden, and nursery, as also for performing the practical parts of agriculture: including the management of vineyards, with the methods of making and preserving the wine, according to the present practice of the most skilful vignerons in the several wine countries in Europe. Together with directions for propagating and improving, for real practice and experience, all sorts of timber trees. London, Printed for the Author. 1759. Seventh edition [1354 pp.]; 20 plates, including frontis. Full calf, board edges gilt tooled; spine has six raised bands with author/title patch in red and gilt. Front cover detached; covers rubbed with bumps to corners; lower spine sewing loose but present. Frontis is creased and front free end paper is lacking; plate showing leaf shapes is partially loose. Some marginal manuscript notes in ink and pencil appear sporadically throughout the text. See photos.
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