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The gardeners labyrinth. Containing a discourse of the gardeners life, in the yearly trauels to be bestowed on his plot of earth, for the vse of a garden: with instructions for the choice of seeds, apt times for sowing, setting, planting, and watering, and the vessels and instruments seruing to that vse and purpose: wherin are set forth diuers herbers, knots, and mazes cunningly handled for the beautifying of gardens. Also the physick benefit of each herb, plant, and flowre, with the vertues of the distilled waters of euery of them, as by the sequele may further appeare. Gathered out of the best approued writers of gardening, husbandrie, and physicke: by Dydymus Mountain.

  • Author

    Hill, Thomas

    Dethick, Henry

  • Date published

    1608

  • Publisher

    London : Printed by Henry Ballard [and E. Allde], 1608.

  • Subject

    Gardening Early works to 1800

    Herbs Therapeutic use Early works to 1800

General note: Dydymus Mountain = Thomas Hill. Editor's dedication signed: Henry Dethicke. "Allde pr[inted]. S-Ll; Ballard the rest"--STC. The second part has separate divisional title page and pagination; register is continuous. Includes index. At the end of the first part is an unsigned quire, printed on one forme only, with cuts of knots and mazes. Signatures: a4 A-K4 chi4 L-2L4; -quire chi; 2H4 mutilated and repaired, affecting text, supplied in MS. ink UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 13489 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1975. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1382:08). Ownership and custodial history: From the library of Revd. Sidney Beisly (d. 1876); Beisly bequest, 1896 UK-SuSCL