Rapin of Gardens. A Latin Poem. In Four Books. Englifh'd by Mr. Gardiner: Rapin, René (1621-...

Rapin of Gardens. A Latin Poem. In Four Books. Englifh'd by Mr. Gardiner

Rapin, René (1621-1687)

Published by Printed for Bernard Lintot, at the Cross-Keys between the Temple Gates, Fleetstreet, M.DCC.XXVIII, London, 1728
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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The third edition, revised and finish'd. 8vo, liii, [1], 200, [10], with a frontispiece of Gardiner, one folding copperplate engraving of a parterre and 4 full-page engravings as frontispieces to the four books (Of Flowers, Of Trees, Of Water, The Orchard). Concluding with an extensive index to each book and a final advertisement leaf of Books printed by Bernard Lintot. [Foxon, G14; Henrey, 1255; ESTC 006405937]. Rebound recently in three-quarter calf over marbled paper-covered boards, the spine decorated in gilt, with a red title label lettered in gilt and end papers renewed. Internally, an excellent copy, the pages fresh and bright, the plates all rich impressions. "In 1706 appeared James Gardiner's translation Rapin of Gardens. Rapin's Latin poem, first translated into English during the seventeenth century by John Evelyn the younger, long remained popular, and quotations from it are to be found in many seventeenth and eighteenth century English books on gardening." [Henrey, II, p. 411]. Henrey 1253, Foxon G11-12. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # BB0261

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Title: Rapin of Gardens. A Latin Poem. In Four ...

Publisher: Printed for Bernard Lintot, at the Cross-Keys between the Temple Gates, Fleetstreet, M.DCC.XXVIII, London

Publication Date: 1728

Binding: Three-quarter Calf

Book Condition:Near Fine

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