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Mawe, Thomas (gardener to his grace the duke of Leeds), John Abercrombie (gardener, Tottenham-Court) and other gardeners.

Every Man his own Gardener. Being a New, and much more Complete Gardener's Kalendar Than any One hitherto published. Containing Not only an Account of what Work is necessary to be done in the Hot-House, Green-House, Shrubbery, Kitchen, Flower, and Fruit-Gardens, for every Month in the Year; but also ample Directions for performing the said Work, according to the newest and most approved Methods now in Practice among the best Gardeners. In this Edition, particular Directions are given with respect to Soil, and Situation; and to the Whole is added, complete and useful Lists of Forest Trees [&c &c] the Eighth Edition, Corrected, Enlarged, and very much Improved.

Every Man his own Gardener. Being a New, and much more Complete Gardener's Kalendar
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Printed for S. Crowder, G. Robinson; and W. Goldsmith [et alia], London. 1779, ii, 486p., [12p., index], copperplate frontispiece. 7.5x4.5 inch plain polished calf boards, lacks any spine label or shadow thereof, both boards are cracked through and held by cords only (these are sound), appears to be lacking both free endsheets and only one blank remains, the terminal. Calendared paperstock is mildly toned and here and there spottily foxed, small stains and offsettings, a good copy.

Cat.No: 179432

Price: $250.00

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