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Gardens.- La Quintinye (Jean de) Instruction pour les Jardins Fruitiers et Potagers, 2 vol. in 1, second edition, engraved portrait, 13 plates (2 folding) and charming head-pieces of gardeners at work, woodcut illustrations and decorations, small stain to lower margin of X2, some plates browned, ink signature of F.H.Cripps-Day and with his bookplate, contemporary vellum, rubbed and soiled, Amsterdam, Henri Desbordes, 1692; The Compleat Gard'ner: or, Directions for Cultivating and Right Ordering of Fruit-Gardens, and Kitchen-Gardens, edited by George London and Henry Wise, engraved frontispiece (shaved at fore-edge), with John Evelyn's 4pp. advertisement for folio edition between pp.xiv & xv, 10 engraved plates or illustrations only, 9 folding (one pasted into preliminaries), browned, old ink signature of George Verney on front free endpaper and bookplates of John Peyto Verney and Robert John Verney, both Lord Willoughby de Broke, contemporary panelled calf, rubbed, joints split, spine ends worn, [Wing L432], for M.Gillyflower, 1699, 4to & 8vo (2)

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Gardens.- La Quintinye (Jean de) Instruction pour les

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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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