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THE NOBLEMAN, GENTLEMAN, AND THE GARDENER'S RECREATION: OR, AN  INTRODUCTION TO GARDENING, PLANTING, AGRICULTURE, AND THE OTHER BUSINESS  AND PLEASURES OF A COUNTRY LIFE by  Stephen Switzer - First Edition - 1715 - from Nick Bikoff, Bookseller (SKU: 16722)

THE NOBLEMAN, GENTLEMAN, AND THE GARDENER'S RECREATION: OR, AN INTRODUCTION TO GARDENING, PLANTING, AGRICULTURE, AND THE OTHER BUSINESS AND PLEASURES OF A COUNTRY LIFE

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THE NOBLEMAN, GENTLEMAN, AND THE GARDENER'S RECREATION: OR, AN INTRODUCTION TO GARDENING, PLANTING, AGRICULTURE, AND THE OTHER BUSINESS AND PLEASURES OF A COUNTRY LIFE

by Switzer, Stephen

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  • hardcover
  • First
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London: B. Barker and C. King in Westminster Hall. Good+. 1715. First Edition. Hardcover. This book, the author's first published work, is dedicated to the Marquess of Lindsey for whom he most likely designed the gardens at Grimsthorpe Castle in Lincolnshire. It includes the first lengthy historical sketch of the progress of gardening in England. Original full brown leather with raised bands on spine. Single ruled gilt border on covers. Interior of text is tight, clean & intact. Pages with a hint of age toning and free of foxing. (viii) , (xxxiv) ,266pp +8pp of index & errata. Decorated with head and tail pieces. Cracked hinges with covers attached. Spine label missing, small tear on front endpaper's bottom corner by spine. Agriculture, Gardening; Ornamental Head & Tail Pieces; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 266 pages .

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Bookseller
Nick Bikoff, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
16722
Title
THE NOBLEMAN, GENTLEMAN, AND THE GARDENER'S RECREATION: OR, AN INTRODUCTION TO GARDENING, PLANTING, AGRICULTURE, AND THE OTHER BUSINESS AND PLEASURES OF A COUNTRY LIFE
Author
Switzer, Stephen
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good+
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
B. Barker and C. King in Westminster Hall
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1715
Keywords
Agriculture, Gardening,

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About Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

Nick Bikoff and his wife Fran have been buying and selling quality books and ephemera since 1989 when they attended the "Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar" at the University of Denver. They offer a broad based selection of used, rare, and out-of-print stock ranging from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

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raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
spine label
The paper or leather descriptive tag attached to the spine of the book, most commonly providing the title and author of the...[more]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
good+
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tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
First Edition
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errata
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tail
The heel of the spine.

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