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The compleat gard'ner: or, directions for cultivating and right ordering of fruit-gardens, and kitchen-gardens; By Mounsieur De La Quintinye. Now compendiously abridg'd, and made of more use, with very considerable improvements. By George London, and Henry Wise.

The Complete Gardener

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    SR - 97.3/

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    [4], xiv, [4], xv-xxxv, [1], 43, [7], 35-309, [7], [10] leaves of plates : ill. (metal-cut) ; 8°.

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

General note: Translation of: Instructions pour les jardins fruitiers et potagers. Advertisement inserted between A7 and A8 on the bottom of *2v has stated: "Place this between page 14 and 15 before the Defence of Gardens". Signatures: pi² a8 *² b8 c² B-L8 M-V8 X4 Y². Signatures provided by Shakespeare Birthplace and Trust. Cited in: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), L432A Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, 1987. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1781:1). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink signature on first free endpaper recto: "Anne Pole 1701", on tp.: "A. Pole"; purchased 18 Dec 1956 from Lawson UK-SuSCL Binding Information: contemporary full speckled-calf with blind tooled border, re-backed UK-SuSCL