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
Used / leather_bound / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this book is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. Please enter search terms below to find similar copies.


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 #

Bibliographic Details

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

AbeBooks offers millions of new, used, rare and out-of-print books, as well as cheap textbooks from thousands of booksellers around the world. Shopping on AbeBooks is easy, safe and 100% secure - search for your book, purchase a copy via our secure checkout and the bookseller ships it straight to you.

Search thousands of booksellers selling millions of new & used books

New & Used Books

New & Used Books

New and used copies of new releases, best sellers and award winners. Save money with our huge selection.

AbeBooks Home

Rare & Out of Print Books

Rare & Out of Print Books

From scarce first editions to sought-after signatures, find an array of rare, valuable and highly collectible books.

Rare Books



Catch a break with big discounts and fantastic deals on new and used textbooks.


More Books to Discover