A New Orchard & Garden. Or, The best way for Planting, Grafting, and to make any Ground good for a Rich Orchard. With The Country House-wifes Garden for Herbs of Common use. As also The Husbandry of Bees... and The Art of Propagating Plants

By: Lawson, William

Price: £1,150.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


1648. Illustrated with 6 woodcut plates, 8 small woodcut text illustrations, a woodcut vignette title page, various head and tail pieces and capitals, small octavo, pp (8), 134, a little age-toning but otherwise very clean throughout, bound in a twentieth century quarter calf and boards, a very good copy. RARE, [In considerably better condition than usual, this is an exceptional copy internally]. {When first published in 1617/1618 this was the first gardening book intended for the conditions of the North of England, and the Country Housewife's Garden the first English gardening book for women.}

Title: A New Orchard & Garden. Or, The best way for Planting, Grafting, and to make any Ground good for a Rich Orchard. With The Country House-wifes Garden for Herbs of Common use. As also The Husbandry of Bees... and The Art of Propagating Plants

Author Name: Lawson, William

Categories: Early works, Garden History, Gardening,

Publisher: London, W. Wilson for John Harison at his Shop in St Paul's Churchyard: 1648

Binding: Quarter calf and boards

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 015649