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3 volumes in 1: The Clergy-Man's Recreation Shewing the Pleasure and Profit of the Art of Gardening (6th edn 1726 [&] The Gentleman's Recreation Or the Second Part of the Art of Gardening Improved Containing Several New Experiments and Curious Observations Relating to Fruit-Trees Particularly a New Method of Building Walls with Horizontal Shelters To Which is Added by way of an Appendix a New and Familiar Way to Find a most exact Meridian Line by the Pole Star ? by Edward Lawrence brother to the Author of this Book (3rd edn 1723) [&] The Fruit-Garden Kalendar Or a Summary of the Art of Managing a Fruit-Garden Teaching in Order of Time what is to done therein every Month in the Year Containing several new and plain Directions more particularly relating to the Vine to which is added an Appendix of the Usefulness of the Barometer with some short Directions how to make a right Judgement of the Weather (1718). 8vo. Contemporary gilt ruled blind-stamped full calf with raised ribbed spine (headcap worn and edges rather rubbed; front joint cracked and inner hinge weakened). Pp. 83 [&] 115 [&] v + 149 + catalogue, illus with 2 engraved frontispieces, 4 folding plates and figures and vignettes in text (previous owners' neat inscriptions in contemporary hand on front paste-down and title page of vol I; front and rear endpapers tanned and lightly creased at edges). N° de ref. de la librería 83709
Título: THE CLERGY-MAN'S RECREATION Shewing the ...
Editorial: Printed for Bernard Lintot (Lintott), 1718 - 1726
Descripción Bernard Lintott, London 1717 5th ed., 1717. Approx 8 X 5" in leather. 3 short volumes bound as one. Leather w/ 5 raised bands. slightly dusty, corners bumped. Lower rt. corner tip abraided away. Some pencil writing last 2 pp. Usual wear and tear, but binding still good. Of historical interest to those interested in gardening. Several plates, some fold-out. 347pp total + Plates + unpaginated prefaces + advertising for the publisher. D.D. Nº de ref. del artículo: 000267