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Het vermakelyk land-leven. I. Deel. Den Nederlantsen hovenier, zijnde het I. Deel van het Vermakelijk Land-leven. Beschrijvende allerhande prinçelike en heerlijke lust-hoven en hof-steden, en hoe men deselve, met veelderley uytnemende boomen, bloemen en kruyden, kan beplanten, bezaeijen, en verçieren. ... Desen laetsten druk is doorgaens verbetert. [AND] De verstandige hovenier. Over de twaelf maenden van 't jaer. Zijnde het II. deel van het vermakelyk lant-leven. [AND] De medicyn-winkel, of ervaren huys-houder: zijnde het III. deel van het vermakelyk landleven.
Amsterdam, Weduwe Gijsbert Groot, 1711. Three parts in one. 4to (19.7 x 15.3 cm). Engraved title (or frontispiece, with "consent en privilegie" printed on verso), title page with wood-engraved vignette; [xxiii], 103, [iii] pp., including 69 full-paged engraved plates (mainly garden designs, pergolas, etc.), and a few text engravings [AND] Engraved frontispiece (dated 1696), title page (1711), [iv], 84, [iv] pp., including one engraved plate. [AND] Title page with large engraving (dated 1711), 38 pp., engraved half-title "Den naerstigen byen-houder", with large engraving (verso blank), pp. 40-[56], engraved half-title "De verstandige kok" (dated 1711) pp. [58]-88. Skilfully repaired, contemporary embossed full calf over boards. Spine with five raised bands and gilt title.l A rare complete edition, with all the plates and text. The first part is by Jan van der Groen (1624-1671) and was first published in 1669; all other parts, including the section on beekeeping (with explanatory illustration) and cooking, were written by Petrus [Peter, Pieter] Nylandt [Nylant, Nijland, Nijlandt] (ca. 1635-ca. 1675) and first published in the same year. Nylant was also the author of a Dutch herbal. All editions are rare. On the front free endpaper an amateurish half title in an old hand. Leather a bit cracked, old repair to the engraved title, a few spots, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Cat. BM(NH), p. 739 [under Groen], and p. 1458 [under Nylandt].
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