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A new orchard, and garden; or, The best way for planting, grafting, and to make any ground good, for a rich orchard: particularly in the north, and generally for the whole kingdom of England, as in nature, reason, situation, and all probability, may and doth appear. With the country-houswifes garden for herbs of common use: their vertues, seasons, profits, ornaments, variety of knots, models for trees, and plots for the best ordering of grounds and walks. As also, the husbandry of bees, with their several uses and annoyances, all being the experience of fourty and eight yeers labour, and now the second time corrected and much enlarged, by William Lawson. Whereunto is newly added the art of propagating plants; with the true ordering of all manner of fruits, in their gathering, carrying home, and preservation.

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    SR - 97.3/

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    [8], 134 p. : ill. ; 4°.

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    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: Gathered in 8s. With marginal notes. "The country house-wives garden," has separate dated title page on leaf F6r. Caption title on leaf H7r: A most profitable new treatise, from approved experience, of the art of propagating plants. By Simon Harward. Signatures: A4 B-I8 K3; dampstained; some leaves slashed and repaired, slightly affecting text UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), L730 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms International, 1982. 1 microfilm reel ; 35mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 1288:16). Ownership and custodial history: Purchased from Patrick King, 1973 UK-SuSCL