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The Curious and Profitable Gardener [electronic resource]: By John Cowell, of Hoxton. Containing I. The Most Useful Experiments for Improving Land by Grain and Seeds. II. Curious Directions for Cultivating the Choicest Fruits of the East and West-Indies at a Small Expence. III. Extraordinary Remarks Concerning the Raising of Flowers From Seed IV. Particular Observations and Rules for the Management of Dwarf Fruit-Trees, Wall-Trees, Espaliers, and Standards; With a New Method of Rendering Them More Ornamental and Profitable Than Is Commonly Practis'd. To Which Is Added, an Exact Description of the Great American Aloe, Its Manner of Blossoming, and Uses; Together With the Culture of That, and Many Other Rare Exotic Plants; With an Account of the Most Beautiful Kinds of Torch-Thistles, and Their Flowers, &C. Also the History of the Glastenbury-Thorn, and the Peculiar Qualifications of That Wonderful Plant. Adorn'd With Curious Figures

Cowell, John (Nurseryman)
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for Weaver Bickerton, in Devereux-Court, near the Middle-Temple; and Richard Montagu, at the Post-Office, the Corner of Great Queen-Street, near Drury Lane, M.DCC.XXX. [1730]
Language
English
Description
iv, [4], 126[i.e.134];[2], 67, [1] p., plate ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • In two parts.
  • Page numbers 81-88 are repeated.
  • The four preliminary pages consist of a list of "Contents of both parts" and are not found in all copies (Henrey).
  • The ornaments are those used by Henry Woodfall.
  • A different issue of the same year omits Weaver Bickerton from the imprint.
  • Reissued in 1732 under the title: 'The curious fruit and flower gardener'.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
Henrey, 579
English Short Title Catalog, T27169.
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