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Gardens.- [Barker (Thomas)] The Country-mans Recreation, or the Art of Planting, Graffing, and Gardening, in three Books, second edition, lacking the third part 'The Art of Angling', also F2 in second part (pp. 41-42, woodcuts of knot gardens), woodcut illustrations, some full-page of knot gardens, soiled, some browning, worming (mostly to lower margins but with slight loss towards end), title laid down, some other repairs, later half calf, [Henrey 48; Wing B784], by T.Mabb, for William Shears, 1654 § [Worlidge (John)], "J.Woolridge". Systema Horti-culturae: or, The Art of Gardening, third edition, engraved additional title and 3 plates, advertisement leaf at end, D7 & 8 and R5 torn, contemporary ink inscriptions, some ink stains, soiling, contemporary reversed calf, rubbed, [Henrey 374; Wing W3606], for Tho. Dring, 1688 § Bradley (Richard) New Improvements of Planting and Gardening, 3 parts in 1, second edition, titles in red and black, 7 engraved plates, most folding, advertisement leaf at end of parts 1 & 3, [Henrey 497], for W.Mears, 1718; The Gentleman and Gardeners Kalendar, first edition, title in red and black, engraved frontispiece and 4 plates, 4pp. advertisements at end, [Henrey 488], for W. Mears, 1718, together two works in 1 vol., water-staining, contemporary calf, spine worn and defective, 4to & 8vo (3)

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Gardens.- Barker (Thomas) The Country-mans Recreation,

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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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