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KALENDARIUM HORTENSE. Or, The Gard'ners Almanac, Directing What He is to do Monthly Throughout the Year, And What Fruits and Flowers are in Prime by  John.: EVELYN - Hardcover - 1691 - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 36224)

KALENDARIUM HORTENSE. Or, The Gard'ners Almanac, Directing What He is to do Monthly Throughout the Year, And What Fruits and Flowers are in Prime

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KALENDARIUM HORTENSE. Or, The Gard'ners Almanac, Directing What He is to do Monthly Throughout the Year, And What Fruits and Flowers are in Prime

by EVELYN, John.:

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London, Printed for Matthew Gillyflower, at the Spread-Eagle in Westminster-Hall, and James Partridge, at the Post-House at Charing-Cross, 1691.. To which is now added in this eighth edition, A new conservatory, or green-house. With many other useful additions. By John Evelyn, Esq; Fellow of the Royal Society. EIGHTH EDITION SECOND ISSUE1691. LACKS LAST 2 LEAVES, OF INDEX AND ERRATA, REPLACED WITH FACSIMILES (3 pages of index and errata, see attached images). Small 8vo, approximately 160 x 95 mm, 6¼ x 3½ inches, engraved frontispiece and 1 engraved plate, title page printed in red and black, months printed in red with symbol above, the astrological names of months in old ink next to symbols, pages: [20], 1-175, [15] - table, 14 pages of prelims contain "The garden," by Abraham Cowley, full contemporary speckled sheep, gilt lettered label to spine, blind rules to spine and edges of covers, with small blind stamped flower to each corner, red speckled edges, old ink name at top of title page (Maria Countess of Dysart, Holmingham 1802). Binding slightly rubbed, lacks first and last blanks, title page lightly age-browned, small indentation to spine, small repair 1 top margin, not affecting text, old ink number to rear pastedown, occasional small pale spot, otherwise text clean and crisp. See: Christie's. The Evelyn Library, Part 4, page 91, No. 1691; 2 separate editions were published in 1691, one by R Chiswell, the other by Matthew Gillyflower; Geoffrey Keynes, John Evelyn, page 162, No. 67; Rachel Hunt, Catalogue of Botanical Books, 1477-1700, page 403, No. 383; Blanche Henrey, British Botanical and Horticultural Literature before 1800, Volume 1, page 244, No.127; H. Frederic Janson, Pomona's Harvest, page 356; British Bee Books, A Bibliography 1500-1976, No. 39, page 53; ESTC R216389. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
36224
Title
KALENDARIUM HORTENSE. Or, The Gard'ners Almanac, Directing What He is to do Monthly Throughout the Year, And What Fruits and Flowers are in Prime
Author
EVELYN, John.:
Format/binding
full contemporary speckled sheep,
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, Printed for Matthew Gillyflower, at the Spread-Eagle in Westminster-Hall, and James Partridge, at the Post-House at Char
Date published
1691
Keywords
gardening gardens flowers fruits green-houses planting botany bees

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We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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