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 commonwealth, 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.
|Main Author:||Lawson, William, active 1618.|
|Related Names:||Harward, Simon active 1572-1614., Lawson, William active 1618.|
London, Published by the Cresset Press, 1927.
> Early works to 1800.
Fruit-culture > Great Britain.
"The husbandman's fruitful orchard ... ": p. 109-116.
"The most profitable new treatise from approved experience, of the art of propagating plants. By Simon Harward": p. 109-116.
"The country house-wife's garden ... London first printed in 1617," p. -95, has special t.p.
Limited edition of 650; no. 415, plain paper issue. Apparently from the London, 1668 edition; cf. Hunt cat., appendix (in v. 1), no. 26. originally published in London 1617/18, without Harward's The art of propagating plants (first published separately in 1623, and with this title in the same year). Cf. Hunt cat., no. 209 (1626 ed.).
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