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Gardens.- Meager (Leonard) The English Gardener: or, a Sure guide to young Planters and Gardeners..., 24 engraved plates (one of tools & grafting bound as frontispiece, the plans of parterres at end), contemporary ink signature of J.Amherst at head of title, with some ink annotations & underlinings to sections on vegetables, cropped shaving a few plates, a few small stains to frontispiece, bookplate of Colonel Hammond, old marbled boards, rubbed, rebacked and recornered in calf, spine gilt and a little faded, [Henrey 241; Wing M1570a], small 4to, for J. Wright, and sold by John Hancock, 1670.

⁂ Rare. There are 3 issues of this date, 2 with this imprint but the other one is undated and T2 is signed "S2", both are listed as Wing M1570a. ESTC lists only one UK copy like the present one (Trinity College Cambridge), plus one at Harvard, and assigns this to the issue with imprint of "J. Wright at the Crown on Ludgate Hill" along with 3 others in UK (BL, Bodleian and Reading University).

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Gardens.- Meager (Leonard) The English Gardener: or, a

Estimate £400 - £600
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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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