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Gardens.- La Quintinye (Jean de) The Compleat Gard'ner: or, Directions for Cultivating and Right Ordering of Fruit Gardens and Kitchen-Gardens...to which is added His Treatise of Orange-Trees, wih the Raising of Melons, translated by John Evelyn, first English edition, engraved portrait frontispiece, title printed in red and black, 11 engraved plates, 2 folding, the others mostly of pruning guides and knives, and charming head-pieces of gardeners at Versailles etc., some engraved or woodcut illustrations, a little soiled with a few stains, folding plan of Versailles kitchen garden torn, engraved bookplates of John Kinloch of Killrie and Alfred Ashworth of Horsley Hall, Gresford, contemporary spirnkled calf, spine gilt, rubbed, slight wear to head of spine, hole to lower cover, [Henrey 218; Hunt 388; Wing L431], folio, for Matthew Gillyflower...James Partridge, 1693.

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Gardens.- La Quintinye (Jean de) The Compleat Gard'ner:

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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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