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Gardens.- Hill (John) A General Natural History: or, New Accurate Descriptions of the Animals, Vegetables, and Minerals of the Different Parts of the World, vol.2 only (of 3: A History of Plants), first edition,16 hand-coloured engraved plates, a little browned, tear to R1, Pp2 defective at upper inner corner not affecting text, contemporary diced russia, rubbed, rebacked and repaired in morocco, [Henrey 809], folio, for Thomas Osborne, 1751 § Miller (Philip) The Gardeners Dictionary, 2 vol., second edition, engraved plates, some folding, contemporary panelled calf, spines gilt with roan labels, joints split, spine ends worn, for the Author, 1733 § Hanbury (Rev. William) A Complete Body of Planting and Gardening, 2 vol., engraved frontispieces and plates, vol.1 lacking pp.145-156, original vellum-backed boards, uncut, stained, for the Author, 1770-71, occasional soiling or staining, rubbed; and 4 others on gardening, folio & 4to; sold not subject to return (9)

⁂ The other two volumes of the first describe fossils and animals respectively.

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Gardens.- Hill (John) A General Natural History: or,

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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