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Taylor (Adam) A Treatise on the Ananas or Pine-Apple, Containing plain and easy Directions for Raising this Most Excellent Fruit without Fire, and in much Higher Perfection than from the Stove...to which are added, full Directions for raising Melons, first edition, folding hand-coloured engraved frontispiece of a pineapple, folding engraved plate of a pineapple frame, partially hand-coloured, modern cloth, [Henrey 1420; Hunt 604; Bitting p.456], 8vo, Devizes, Printed by T.Burrough, for the Author, 1769.

⁂ Rare. Taylor was writing in response to a growing interest in the pineapple. He was gardener to a J.Sutton at New Park, Devizes.

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Taylor (Adam) A Treatise on the Ananas or Pine-Apple,

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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