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Gardens.- [Weston (Richard)] Tracts on Practical Agriculture and Gardening...By a Country Gentleman, first edition, engraved plate, lightly offset, contemporary calf, spine ends worn, lacking label, upper cover detached, [Fussell II pp.85-88; Henrey 1435], for S. Hooper, 1769 § Rural Recreations; or the Gardeners Instructor...By a Society of Practical Gardeners, first edition, engraved frontispiece, 12 engraved plates, 4 folding, some browning, bookplate of William Balston, contemporary tree calf, spine gilt, 1802 § Nicol (Walter) The Scotch Forcing and Kitchen Gardener, second edition, 5 folding engraved plates, foxed, original boards, uncut, spine worn and defective, upper cover becoming loose, Edinburgh, for the Author, 1798, rubbed; and 3 others, gardening, 8vo (6)

⁂ The first includes a catalogue of English authors on husbandry, gardening, bees and related subjects, the first such bibliography. The main body of the work has much on fruit, wines, ciders and the fattening of poultry.

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Gardens.- Weston (Richard) Tracts on Practical

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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