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Gardens.- Cowell (John) The Curious and Profitable Gardener..., 2 parts in 1, first edition, with the 4pp. contents (not found in all copies), half-title to part 2, folding hand-coloured engraved plate of bananas (short tear at inner edge and along platemark, occasional soiling, contemporary panelled calf, rubbed, spine chipped at head, [Henrey 579; Hunt 482; Nissen BBI 418], 8vo, for Weaver Bickerton...and Richard Montagu, 1730.

⁂ Scarce work including a chapter on the "choicest Fruits of the East and West-Indies" which discusses the banana, pineapple and guava, amongst other fruits.

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Gardens.- Cowell (John) The Curious and Profitable

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
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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