Eden, or, A compleat body of gardening : containing plain and familiar directions for raising the several useful products of a garden, fruits, roots, and herbage, from the practice of the most successful gardeners, and the result of a long experience ...
Compleat body of gardening
Hale, Thomas (gardener)
Hill, John, 1714?-1775
Wale, Samuel, 1786
Edwards, William Camden, 1777-1855
London, Printed for T. Osborne [and 3 others], 1757
Dedication signed: John Hill.
"... together with the culture of all kinds of flowers, according to the methods of the English, French, and Dutch florists, and the knowledge of curious plants after the system of Linnaeus, with figures and descriptions of the flowers and plants proper for a garden including the care and culture of the pleasure-garden, the business of the seminary for every week in the year catalogues and accurate descriptions of the fruits as they come into season and new and practical directions for the management of fruit-trees with, the best methods of culture for the several articles of the kitchen-garden, and the compleat management of the ground for raising them, in the natural and artificial manner ... and comprehending the art of constructing a garden for use and pleasure, the best methods of keeping it in order, and the most perfect accounts of its several products."
Plates signed by S. Wale, Eduards, Vanhuysum, Hill, and others.
Soulsby | 637d
Stafleu (2nd) | 2770
Nissen, C. Botanische Buchillustration (2. Aufl.) | 880
Early works to 1800
QK91 .C637d 1757
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