The Florists Vade-Mecum. Being A Choice Compendium of what-ever worthy Notice hath been Extant For The Propagation, Raising, Planting, Encreasing, and Preserving the rarest Flowers and Plants, etc.

Gilbert, Samuel

Published by T.S. and B. Cox, 1690
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137 [5] [24] pages. 14.5 x 9 cm. Two woodcut diagrams of parterres trimmed closely. HENEREY p.198. "It is evident from this little treatise that Gilbert's favourite flower was the auricula [a species of flowering plant in the family Primulaceae], and he records that he had the finest collection of these plants to be seen in Shropshire." With a monthly planting schedule for orchard and flower planting. D6 shaved affecting letters, light worming lower inner margin last few leaves not affecting text, first few leaves have frayed margins, no text loss, upper corners rubbed, bookplate of John Peyto-Verney, 14th Baron Willoughby de Broke (1738-1816). Contemporary full calf decorated in blind. Very good. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Florists Vade-Mecum. Being A Choice ...
Publisher: T.S. and B. Cox
Publication Date: 1690
Binding: leather_bound
Edition: Second edition.

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