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New principles of gardening

New principles of gardening

Title compNew principles of gardening : or, The Laying out and Planting Parterres, Groves, Wildernesses, Labyrinths, Avenues, Parks, &c. After a more Grand and Rural Manner, than has been done before; With Experimental Directions for raising the several Kinds of Fruit-Trees, Forest-Trees, Ever-Greens and Flowering-Shrubs with which Gardens are adorn'd. To which is added, The various Names, Descriptions, Temperatures, Medicinal Virtues, Uses and Cultivations of several Roots, Pulse, Herbs, &c. of the Kitchen and Physick Gardens, that are absolutely necessary for the Service of Families in general. Illustrated with great Variety of Grand Designs, curiosly Engraven on twenty eight Folio Plates, by the best Hands. / By Batty Langley of Twickenham
AuthorLangley, Batty
Date1728
PublicationLondon : Printed for A. Bettesworth and J. Batley in Pater-Noster Row; J. Pemberton in Fleetstreet; T. Bowles in St. Paul's Church-Yard; J. Clarke, under the Royal Exchange; and J. Bowles at Mercer's Hall in Cheapside
CityLondon
Page volume[1] h. [portada, "Advertissement"], [i]-xvi, [i-viii], [1]-207 p., [21] h. de grab. calc. intercal. [Plate I-IV, [V], VII-XXII], [1]-191 p., [192, "Books printed..."], 6 h. de grab. calc. [Plate I-VI] ; 25 cm
Comment bibEl ejemplar de la biblioteca del RJB reproducido, forma un volumen facticio con "The Flower-Garden display'd, In Above Four Hundred Curious Representations Of the most beautiful flowers; Regularly dispos'd in the respective Months of their Blossom, [...] The second edition. To which is added, A Flower-Garden for Gentlemen and Ladies; being the Art of raising Flowers without any trouble [...] As it is now practised by Sir Thomas More, Bart.", London : Printed for R. Montagu [...] (1734)
En las h. de lám.: "B. Langley Invent et delin." ; "Tho. Bonles sculp." ; "David Lockley sculp."
CategoriesUseful or poisonous plants
Handbooks and manuals
Gardening
TL2Falta
NMRA Lan 195