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THE FRENCH GARDINER, instructing how to cultivate all sorts of FRUIT-TREES, and HERBS for the GARDEN, together with directions to dry and conserve them in their natural, an accomplished piece. by BONNEFONS, Nicolas de, JOHN ROSE and JOHN EVELYN ON WINE.: - 1675

by BONNEFONS, Nicolas de, JOHN ROSE and JOHN EVELYN ON WINE.:

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THE FRENCH GARDINER, instructing how to cultivate all sorts of FRUIT-TREES, and HERBS for the GARDEN, together with directions to dry and conserve them in their natural, an accomplished piece. by BONNEFONS, Nicolas de, JOHN ROSE and JOHN EVELYN ON WINE.: - 1675

THE FRENCH GARDINER, instructing how to cultivate all sorts of FRUIT-TREES, and HERBS for the GARDEN, together with directions to dry and conserve them in their natural, an accomplished piece.

by BONNEFONS, Nicolas de, JOHN ROSE and JOHN EVELYN ON WINE.:

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London, printed by T.R. & N.T. for B. Tooke, and are to be sold at the Ship in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1675.. Written originally in French, and now translated into English by JOHN EVELYN, Esq; Fellow of the Royal Society. Edition illustrated with sculptures. Whereunto is annexed, THE ENGLISH VINEYARD VINDICATED by JOHN ROSE, now gardener to his Majesty: with a tract titled VINTAGE by JOHN EVELYN, MAKING AND ORDERING OF WINES IN FRANCE. THIRD EDITION 1675, the Dedication to Thomas Henshaw is signed by John Evelyn, followed by To The Reader. Small 8vo, approximately 140 x 90 mm, 5½ x 3½ inches, engraved title page plus 4 engraved plates, 1 folding in the Vineyard section. Pages: [8],1-294, title page for The English Vineyard Vindicated, [12], 13-36, then: VINTAGE by John Evelyn, pages 38-48, followed by [16] pages of the Table. Full calf, original spine relaid, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, gilt rules to edges of covers, and gilt date to foot of spine, dentelles to first cover with binder's name in gilt, Sangorski & Sutcliffe, and dentelles to rear cover with gilt name of E. P. Dutton & Company, endpapers replaced at sometime. Slightly trimmed copy, covers slightly scuffed, frontispiece has professional neat repair to inner margin, no loss to image, top corner neatly repaired nowhere near image, pale age-browning to title page, 3 leaves have small burn hole with loss to 6 letters but easily understood, tip of 3 corners missing not affecting image or text, tiny worm track to outer margins to a few pages, a few small nicks to edges of margins, nowhere near text, pale age-browning throughout and an occasional tiny black spot, occasional misnumbering to pages, all catch words correct, otherwise a very good copy. The first edition of the English Vineyard Vindicated was published in 1666 and is very rare as most copies are reputed to have perished in the Fire of London, the only copy of the first edition we could find, sold at Sotheby's in 2015. See: Forum Auctions, Fox Pointe Manor Library, 24th September 2020, Lot 246. Geoffrey Keynes, John Evelyn, Bibliography of his Writings, pages 51-53, & 180-182, "Called on the title page The Third Edition, though actually it is the fourth, the type having been entirely reset"; Christies, The Evelyn Library, Part iv, page 104, No.1720; The Hunt Catalogue of Botanical Books, Volume 1, page 332, No. 312; Blanche Henrey, British Botanical and Horticultural Literature before 1800, Volume 1, page 231; James M. Gabler, Wine into Words listing the edition of 1672; Stanley H. Johnston, The Cleveland Herbal, Botanical and Horticultural Collections, pages 222-223, listing the 1672 edition; Sandra Raphael, An Oak Spring Pomona, page 14, No. 4; Geoffrey Keynes lists several editions: third edition 1672; fourth edition 1675 (stating 3rd edition on title page) and fifth edition 1691 (stating fourth edition on title page). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
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London, printed by John Dawson, and are to be sold by Lawrence Blaiklock at the signe of the sugar-loafe within Temple Barre, 1643.. TITLE CONTINUED: Containing most necessary and curious rules for the exact mustering both of horse-troopes, and foot-bands, with several formes of battailes described in figures. A work fit to be studied and meete for the knowledge of Captaines, Muster-Masters and all young souldiers and generous spirits that love Honourable Practise of Armes. Combines three books: The SOULDIERS ACCIDENCE and The SOULDIERS GRAMMAR Parts 1 & 2. A collected edition each having a separate title page but continuous pagination. THIRD EDITION, corrected and amended, 1643. INTERESTING PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION SEE BELOW. LACKS 2 FOLDING PLATES. Small 4to, approximately 195 x 150 mm, 7¾ x 5¾ inches, general title page within woodcut border, folding leaf with woodcut illustrations, 2 full page woodcut illustrations, many troop formations in the text, some full page, some illustrated initials,… Read More
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London, printed by F.L. for William Whitwood at the sign of the Golden-Bell in Duck-lane, near Smithfield, 1675.. A brief DISCOURSE concerning the different WITS of MEN. Written at the request of a Gentleman, Eminent in Virtue, Learning, Fortune, In the Year 1664. And now Published with Consent of the Author. and The MYSTERIE of VINTNERS or a BRIEF DISCOURSE CONCERNING The various Sicknesses of WINES, and their respective Remedies, at this Day comonly used. Delivered to the ROYAL SOCIETY, Assembled in Gresham-Colledge. General title page and each part has separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous. SECOND ENLARGED EDITION 1675. Includes "Some observations concerning the ordering of wines" (caption title) by Christopher Merret on pages 208-235. Small 8vo, approximately, 165 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, pages: [14], 1-208, 207-235, [1]-errata, page 138 misnumbered 128, some errors in pagination in the Vintners section, but all catch words correct, no pages missing, bound in full… Read More
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Antwerp, Christopher Plantin, 1569.. SECOND REVISED EDITION 1569, first printed in1568, Latin text. 8vo, aproximately 162 x 102 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, woodcut printer's device on title, 109 woodcut botanical illustrations, the first 32 illustrations are hand coloured and 14 more throughout the text, pages: [1]-311, [8], last 2 pages misnumbered 308 and 309 should be, 310 and 311, bound in full calf, rebacked, gilt lettered label to spine, marbled endpapers. Small repair to title page, just affecting printer's device and with loss of 3 words on verso, vertical ink note (reading library) next to printer's device, small pale ink splashes to pages 11-12 and first illustration, many early ink manuscript names of plants and numbers to plates plus a little ink marginalia, some pale soiling to outer margins due to handling, occasional spots and small stains to text, otherwise a good copy. Dodoens's Florum, et Coronarium was devoted to flowers, ranging from herbaceous annuals and perennials to rare bulbous… Read More
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London, printed by John Dawson, and are to be sold by Lawrence Blaiklock at the signe of the sugar-loafe within Temple Barre, 1643.. TITLE CONTINUED: Containing most necessary and curious rules for the exact mustering both of horse-troopes, and foot-bands, with several formes of battailes described in figures. A work fit to be studied and meete for the knowledge of Captaines, Muster-Masters and all young souldiers and generous spirits that love Honourable Practise of Armes. Combines three books: The SOULDIERS ACCIDENCE and The SOULDIERS GRAMMAR Parts 1 & 2. A collected edition each having a separate title page but continuous pagination. THIRD EDITION, corrected and amended, 1643. INTERESTING PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION SEE BELOW. LACKS 2 FOLDING PLATES. Small 4to, approximately 195 x 150 mm, 7¾ x 5¾ inches, general title page within woodcut border, folding leaf with woodcut illustrations, 2 full page woodcut illustrations, many troop formations in the text, some full page, some illustrated initials,… Read More
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London, printed by J. Rawlins for John Gellibrand at the Golden-Ball in St.Pauls Church-yard (MDCLXXXIV) 1684.. TITLE CONTINUED: With a Discourse concerning the Probability of a Passage thither. Unto which is Added, A Discourse Concerning a New Planet. Tending to Prove, That 'tis Probable Our Earth is one of the Planets. IN TWO PARTS. FIFTH EDITION 1684, corrected and Amended. This fifth edition was published without a frontispiece. 8vo, approximately 180 x 110, 7 x 4¼ inches, 17 woodcuts in the text, pages: [8], 1-160; [8], 1-184, bound in full contemporary speckled calf, gilt lettered label to spine, blind decoration to covers, original endpapers with watermark. Binding reback with original spine relaid, new leather visible at head and tail of spine, slight rubbing to covers with slight loss of colour, small narrow repair on blank side to outer edge of title page, small neat repair to tip of lower corner, not affecting text, age-browning to pastedown front and rear, occasional small spot or stain,… Read More
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London, printed by F.L. for William Whitwood at the sign of the Golden-Bell in Duck-lane, near Smithfield, 1675.. A brief DISCOURSE concerning the different WITS of MEN. Written at the request of a Gentleman, Eminent in Virtue, Learning, Fortune, In the Year 1664. And now Published with Consent of the Author. and The MYSTERIE of VINTNERS or a BRIEF DISCOURSE CONCERNING The various Sicknesses of WINES, and their respective Remedies, at this Day comonly used. Delivered to the ROYAL SOCIETY, Assembled in Gresham-Colledge. General title page and each part has separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous. SECOND ENLARGED EDITION 1675. Includes "Some observations concerning the ordering of wines" (caption title) by Christopher Merret on pages 208-235. Small 8vo, approximately, 165 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, pages: [14], 1-208, 207-235, [1]-errata, page 138 misnumbered 128, some errors in pagination in the Vintners section, but all catch words correct, no pages missing, bound in full… Read More
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London, printed by T.R. & N.T. for B. Tooke, and are to be sold at the Ship in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1675.. SUBTITLE: Written originally in French, and now translated into English by JOHN EVELYN, Esq; Fellow of the Royal Society. Edition Illustrated with sculptures. Whereunto is annexed, THE ENGLISH VINEYARD VINDICATED, by JOHN ROSE, now gardiner to his Majesty: with a tract titled VINTAGE by JOHN EVELYN, MAKING AND ORDERING OF WINES IN FRANCE, these 2 tracts on WINE are LACKING. THIRD EDITION BUT ACTUALLY THE FOURTH EDITION (according to Keynes - see below). Small 8vo, approximately 150 x 90 mm, 6 x 3¾ inches, engraved frontispiece plus 2 engraved plates of 3, a facsimile of the missing plate tipped in at page 135. Pages: [8],1-294; [16], some misnumbering but all catchwords correct, the dedication to Thomas Henshaw has John Evelyn's name printed at the end, followed by To The Reader. Contemporary full calf no title to spine. Binding rubbed and scuffed, front and rear endpapers and final leaf… Read More
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Chatwin Books, 2021. First Edition. Trade Paperback. New. New! 'I know from my own experience that an evening spent tending my garden, after another incomprehensible day, brings a strength and calmness that no other activity can match. Is it the qualities associated with gardening, such as nurturing and the hard work of hands and heart, that are deficient in our culture? Much good writing has been done about the garden as a special place.' Madeleine Wilde's woodland garden on the south slope of Seattle's Queen Anne Hill was more than a "special place." It was her Sanctuary, her prism through which she explored the world and accomplished "much good writing." For two decades, starting in the early 1990s, Madeleine's "Notes from the Garden" delighted readers of the Queen Anne & Magnolia News in Seattle. Here, in luminous prose, is the best of her work from those years, ranging from hands-on advice for gardeners and would-be gardeners to poetically charged, often wry, insights into life in the tradition… Read More
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Krauss, Ruth: The Carrot Seed. Illustrated by Crockett Johnson, author, illustrator of the Harold and the Purple Crayon series. 1945, Harper & Brothers FIRST EDITION. States 1945 on the title page. Beige Boards. USED. Good Condition/ no dust jacket is included. A nice solid copy. 6 X 8 ¼. "Ruth Krauss's book about a little boy who stands his ground and grows a carrot in the face of doubt from his parents brings up themes of individuality, standing one's ground, and what it is to know something, or the basis of knowledge"
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The Adventure: Ghosts of the Petit Trianon (2014 reprint, White Rabbit Press) By C. Moberly. Used. Very Good Condition. Paperback. By C. Moberly, L. Jourdain, and Tony Walker. MARIE ANTOINETTE. TIMESLIP, PARANORMAL. Summary: On 10 August, 1901, two English women walked into the past. During a visit to the Palace of Versailles, on the anniversary of the French Revolution, two ordinary women saw the French Queen, Marie Antionette sitting in the gardens in front of them, along with nobles, gardeners, houses, bridges and stones that when they went back were no longer there. Their timeslip experience has become known as the Ghosts of the Petit Trianon. Previously out of print, this is a new edition with additional timeslip type experiences at Versailles. A hard to find item.
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Zahradník v rok (Gardener's Year)
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Prague: eskoslovenský spisovatel, 1969. Later printing. Hardcover. Very good +. Alena Dostálová. 123 pp. Small octavo [19.5 cm]. White cloth over boards with green stamped illustration on front cover and green stamped title on spine. Green satin ribbon page marker laid in, exhibiting some fraying at edges. Cloth and jacket are soiled in some places, original dust jacket has a [2 cm x .25 cm] chip near head of spine on front cover and some small tears near head/tail of spine. Originally published in 1929 and illustrated by his brother, this is apek's departure from political works and journalism into the world of plants. This is his guide to gardening, written and published in the Czech language.
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Sakuteiki Visions of the Japanese Garden
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Sakuteiki Visions of the Japanese Garden

by Marc P. Jiro Takei; Keane

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9780804832946 / 0804832943
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Book cover like new, slight wear at end caps - pages clean, bright and unmarked – spine like new.
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The Sakuteiki, or "Records of Garden Making," was written nearly 1000 years ago, making it the oldest work on Japanese gardening; in fact, the oldest book on gardening in the world! In this edition of the Sakuteiki, the authors provide both an English-language translation of this classic work; and an introduction to the cultural and historical context that led to the development of Japanese gardening. A Japanese court noble wrote the Sakuteiki during the Heian period (794-1184). During this critical era in Japanese history cultural influences on poetry, clothing-and gardening-that had been imported from China and Korea over the previous centuries were reexamined and reinterpreted into their unique Japanese forms. The Sakuteiki contains the first systematic record of this new… Read More
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Barry's Fruit Garden; New Edition Revised And Brought Down To Date, By The Author

Barry's Fruit Garden; New Edition Revised And Brought Down To Date, By The Author

by Barry, P

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New York: Orange Judd, 1890. Hardcover. Orig. dark salmon cloth, gilt front cover design bright. Very good. 516 pages. 18.5 x 13 cm. Illustrated with 190 text figures. Two indices: General Index & Index To The Different Fruits. Fruit descriptions note State origins of the various fruits. Very firm fresh copy, interior bright and clean. beveled edges.
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