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T. Osborne and J. Shipton (Firm)
Proposals for printing in weekly numbers, Eden, or, a compleat body of curious and useful gardening.
[London] : Printed for T. Osborne and J. Shipton, in Grays-Inn : J. Hodges on London-Bridge : T. Trye, near Gray's-Inn Gate, Holborn : and S. Crowder and H. Woodgate, at the Golden-Ball in Pater-Noster Row ..., August 21, 1756.
Physical Description:
4 pages ; 44 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SB4 .E34 1756+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Title continues: " ... containing plain and familiar directions for raising the several useful products of a garden, fruits, roots, and herbage : from the practice of the most successful gardeners, and the result of a long experience : together with the culture of all kinds of flowers, according to the methods of the French and Dutch florists : and the knowledge of curious plants, after the system of Linnaeus : with figures and descriptions of the flowers and plants proper for a garden : including the care and culture of the pleasure-garden : the business of the seminary for every week in the year : catalogues and accurate descriptions of the fruits as them come into season : and new and practical directions for the management of fruit-trees : with the best methods of culture for the several products of the kitchen-garden : and the compleat management of the ground for raising them, in the natural and artificial manner : compiled and digested from the papers of the late celebrated Mr. Hale, by the authors of the Compleat body of Husbandry : the whole will comprehend the art of constructing a garden for use and pleasure : the best methods of keeping it in order : together with the most perfect accounts of its several products : and as the publication will be weekly, it will be so adapted to the season, that each number shall contain accounts of the several products as the rise in season, and direct what is that week to be done."
Text printed in two columns.
"Authors of the Compleat body of husbandry = John Hill"--English short title catalogue T32413.
Subject Terms:
Gardening -- Great Britain -- Periodicals.
Gardens -- Great Britain -- Periodicals.
Hill, John, 1714?-1775. Eden.
London (England) -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Periodicals -- Great Britain.
Tyre, T. -- Publisher.
Hale, Thomas, Esq.
Crowder, Stanley, -1798, publisher.
Hodges, James, Sir, -1774, publisher.
Woodgate, Henry, -1766, publisher.

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