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New Improvements of Planting and Gardening, both philosophical and practical. Explaining the Motion of the Sap and Generation of Plants. With Other Discoveries Never Before Made Publick, for the Improvement of Forest Trees, Flower Gardens. Third Edition
London: W. Mears at the Lamb Without Temple-Bar, 1719. THIRD EDITION. Complete. In three (3) parts each with a separate title page printed in red and black. Bound together with "The Gentleman and Gardener's Kalendar", 1720. Original calf boards professionally reback modern brown calf raised spine in gilded decoration. Photos available upon request. Full title reads: New Imporivements of Planting and Gardening, both Philosophical and Practical; explaining the Motion of the Sapp and Generation of Plants. With other Discoveries never before made Publick, for the Improvement of Forest Trees, Flower Gardens, or Parterres; with a New Invention whereby more Designs of Garden-Plats may be made in an Hour, than can be found in all the books now extant. Likewise several rare Secrets for the Improvement of Fruit-Trees, Kitchen-Gardens, and Green House Plants. Issued in three parts (bound together in this volume). Each part in red and black titles, with numerous fold-out illus. Title pages with 1719 and 1720. Part I. (i-xv), 72pp; two full page copper engravings; Part II. 136p two FOLD OUT copper engravings; Part III. 290p + 2p. Ads. Three FOLD OUT copper engravings; Bound in volume is The Gentleman and Gardener's Kalendar Directing what is necessary to be done every Month in the Kitchen-Garden, Fruit-Garden, Nursery, Management of Forest-Trees, Green-House, and Flower-Garden, with Directions for the making and Ordering Hop-Grounds, Also the Design of a Green-House (finely engrav'd) after a New Manner, contriv'd purposely for the good keeping of Exotick Plants by Seignior Galilei of Florence, to which is now added, and Abstract of the several Acts of Parliament to encourage the Planting of Timber Trees, Fruit Trees, and other Trees for Ornament, Shelter or Profit, and for the better Preservation of the same, and for the prefenting of the Burning of Woods, &c., London: Printed for W. Mears, at the Lamb without Temple-Bar. 1720. Four copper plate engravings (Three FOLD OUT). Total of ELEVEN copper engravings in this volume. Quite lovely gift for the gardener, green house manager, or exotic plant & flower connoisseur. Scanned pictures available upon request.. Third Edition. Quarter Morocco Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover.
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