Book Description

A New Orchard & Garden: Or, The Best Way for Planting, Graffing and to make any Ground Good for a Rich Orchard: Particularly in the North, and Generally for the whole Common-wealth, as in Nature, Reason, Situation and all Probability, may and doth appear :With the Country House-wifes Garden for Herbs of Common use. Their Virtues, Seasons, 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 Forty Eight Years Labour, by William Lawson, reprinted from the Third Edition with a Preface by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde. 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. No. 561 of an edition limited to 650 copies. The text of this edition is printed in Monotype Cochin. The first edition of Lawson's New Orchard was originally published in 1618.
Dealer Notes
Limited & Numbered Edition; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Gilt titles spine; Top edge gilt in good condition; illustrated by b/w. drawings & woodcuts.
Author Lawson, William
Date 1927
Binding Hardcover (Paper Covered Boards with Vellum Spine)
Publisher The Cresset Press, London
Condition Very Good Condition (No Dust Jackets)
Pages xxvi + 116

Price: £50.00

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