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A nevv orchard and garden. Or The best way for planting, grafting, and to make any ground good, for a rich orchard: particularly in the north parts of England: generally for the whole kingdome, as in nature, reason, scituation, and all probability, may and doth appeare. With the country housewifes garden for hearbes of common vse, their vertues, seasons, profites, ornaments, variety of knots, models for trees, and plots for the best ordering of grounds and walkes. As also, the husbandry of bees, with their seuerall vses and annoyances, all grounded on the principles of art, and precepts of experience, being the labours of forty eight yeares of William Lawson.

  • Author

    Lawson, William

  • Date published

    1618

  • Publisher

    Printed at London : By Bar: Alsop for Roger Iackson, and are to be sold at his shop neere Fleet-street Conduit, 1618.

  • Subject

    Fruit Great Britain Early works to 1800

    Gardening Great Britain Early works to 1800

    Gardening Early works to 1800

General note: With woodcut title vignette. Includes, with separate title page dated 1617, "The countrie housewifes garden. Containing rules for hearbes of common vse. Together with the husbandry of bees, published with secrets, very necessary for euery housewife. Together with diuers new knots for gardens.". Signatures: A-M4. Entered 7 jy 1617. Closely cropped, slighlty affecting text on t.p., printed marginalia, catchwords and signatures; MS. ink marks and notes on t.p., A2v, E3r, K1r, K2r, L1v, L4r, M1r (early pen trials); MS. pencil mark on 1Ir; one knot diagram on K1v and both on K3r have been pricked by a former owner for transfer of the designs UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 15329 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1958. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 768:07). Ownership and custodial history: Purchased from Simon Finch Rare Books, 24.10.1995 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: 19th century full calf UK-SuSCL