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THE FRENCH GARDINER, instructing how to cultivate all sorts of FRUIT-TREES, and HERBS for the GARDEN, together… by  Nicolas de and JOHN ROSE and JOHN EVELYN ON WINE.: BONNEFONS - Signed First Edition - 1691 - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 38566)

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.

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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 and 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, 1691.. 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. FOURTH EDITION 1691. 12mo, approximately 150 x 80 mm, 6 x 3½ inches, (engraved title page, wrongly inserted facing page 12) plus 4 engraved plates, 1 folding in the Vineyard section. Pages: [6],1-215; title page for The English Vineyard Vindicated, [6], 1-18, Vintage: 19-26, plus [6] pages of the Table, misnumbering in the Vintage section, the proper numbers lightly added in pencil, the dedication to Thomas Henshaw is signed by John Evelyn, followed by To The Reader. Contemporary calf covers, modern reback to match, green gilt lettered title label, gilt rules and blind floral decoration between raised bands to spine, gilt date at foot of spine, new endpapers. Pale browning to some gatherings, 3 with some heavier browning, all text legible, pale browning to folding plate, most;ly on the blank side, the other 4 plates are clean, small hole on first page of the Vineyard, affecting a few letters in 2 words, small hole in 1 outer margin, small paper fault with loss to 2 words, several lower margins slightly ragged, nowhere near text, small worm trail to bottom edges of 12 leaves, not affecting text, tip of 1 corner missing, nowhere near text, pages tightly bound, otherwise a good copy. The first edition of the English Vineyard was published in 1666 and is very rare as most copies are reputed to have perished in the Fire of London. See: Geoffrey Keynes, John Evelyn, A Study in Bibliophily with a Bibliography of his Writings, pages 51-53, & 180-182, "Called on the title page The Fourth Edition, though actually it is the fifth: 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. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
38566
Title
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.
Author
BONNEFONS, Nicolas de and JOHN ROSE and JOHN EVELYN ON WINE.:
Format/binding
Full calf
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
FIFTH EDITION
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, printed by T.R. & N.T. for B. Tooke, and are to be sold at the Ship in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1691.
Date Published
1691
Keywords
drinks wine grapes vines vineyards gardening fruits herbs botany flowers john evelyn viticulture

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We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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