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By: Lawrence, John.
Publisher: London, Printed for Bernard Lintot: 1714
Seller ID: 38008
Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
engraved title; xiv, 83,  pages; Engraved additional title. Later cloth-backed marbled paper boards. Provenance: John Turton (early signature) ; from the Eleanor Squire Library at the Cleveland Garden Center, bookplate, no library markings. Rare first edition of the "first original eighteenth-century English treatise on gardening" (Henrey. ) Laurence was rector of Yelvertoft in Northamptonshire from 1700 to 1721, and this series of works is based firmly on his own achievements in reclaimimg the rectory garden "of about 32 Yards square, mounded round with low Mud-Walls, quite ove... View more info