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The Curious Fruit and Flower Gardener [electronic resource]: Containing I. Remarks Concerning the Raising Flowers From Seed. II. Curious Directions for Cultivating the Choicest Fruits of the East and West Indies at a Small Expence. III Peculiar Observations and Rules for the Management of Dwarf Fruit Trees, Wall Trees, Espaliers, and Standards; By a New Method of Rendering Them More Ornamental and Profitable Than Is Commonly Practised. IV. The Most Useful Experiments for Improving Land by Grain and Seeds. V. The Names and Characters of All the Known Soilsm England, and Their Improvement by Grain, Seeds, and Plants. VI. An Exact Description of the Great American Aloe, Its Manner of Blossoming and Use; With the Culture of That and Many Other Exotic Plants. VII. An Account of the Most Beautiful Kinds of Torch Thistles, and Their Flowers, &C. VIII. The History of the Glastenbury or Holy Thorn, Which Blossoms Every Christmas; At Which Season It Shews Its Flowers. Though the Weather Be Ever So Severe. By John Cowell, Gardener at Hoxton Near London

Cowell, John (Nurseryman)
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for Richard Chandler at the Flower-de-Luce without Temple-Bar, MDCC.XXXII. [1732]
Edition
The second edition, adorn'd with curious figures
Language
English
Variant Title
Curious and profitable gardener
Description
iv, [4], 126[i.e.134];[2], 67, [1] p., plate ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • A reissue of the sheets of the 1730 edition of 'The curious and profitable gardener', with a new titlepage.
  • In two parts.
  • Page numbers 81-88 are repeated.
  • The ornaments are those used by Henry Woodfall.
  • 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, 580
English Short Title Catalog, T34506.
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