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Gardens.- Reid (John) The Scots Gard'ner in Two Parts...whereunto is annexed The Gard'ners Calendar, second edition, 4 engraved plates on 2 folding sheets, with 24pp. 'The Florists Vade-Mecum' bound at end with engraved frontispiece, browned, contemporary sheep, spine worn at head, [Henrey 329], Edinburgh, John Moncur, 1721; The Scots Gardener for the Climate of Scotland, 4 parts in 1, with advertisement leaf following main title, 4 engraved plates, final part with conjugate leaf following title in place of cancelled leaf A4 at end of Preface (not present here), lightly browned, contemporary sheep, rubbed, rebacked, [British Bee Books 59; Henrey 331, this copy described; Hunt 591, lacking final part], Edinburgh, for James Reid, 1766, 8vo (2)


⁂ The three other parts in the second item ('A Short Treatise on Forest-Trees...' by the Earl of Haddington, 1765, 'The Shepherd of Banbury's Rules to judge of the Changes of the Weather...' by John Claridge, 1765, and 'The Practical Bee-Master...' by Robert Maxwell, second edition, 1750) all have their own titlepages. ESTC and Hunt do not mention the final part nor the advertisement leaf.

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Gardens.- Reid (John) The Scots Gard'ner in Two Parts,

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
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London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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