An essay upon gardening :
containing a catalogue of exotic plants for the stoves and green-houses of the British gardens, the best method of planting the hot-house vine : with directions for obtaining and preparing proper earths and compositions, to preserve tender exotics, observations on the history of gardening, and a contrast of the ancient with the modern taste /
by Richard Steele ...
|Main Author:||Steele, Richard, fl. 1793.|
|Related Names:||Atkinson, Thomas 1729?-1798., Record, John fl. 1769-1780., White, Benjamin ca. 1724-1794., Peacock, G. fl. 1785-1811|
York : Printed for the author, by G. Peacock and sold by B. White and Sons ... London ... [and four others], 1793.
Early works to 1800.
Plants, Cultivated > Plants, Cultivated / Early works to 1800.
Floriculture > Floriculture / Early works to 1800.
Gardening > Gardening / Early works to 1800.
Engravings > Engravings / England > Engravings / England / 18th century.
Plates engraved by John Record after Thomas Atkinson.
Leaf containing "Additional subscribers" inserted after p. xx; each plate preceded by 1 leaf of explanations.
Final page blank.
Errata: p.  at end.
xxii, , 159, , 102,  p.,  folded leaves of plates :
28 cm. (4to)
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