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LAWSON, William (d. 1635)
[A new orchard and garden]
A nevv orchard and garden or the best way for planting, grafting, and to make any ground good, for a rich orchard: particularly in the north, and generally for the whole kingdome of England, ... With the country housewifes garden for hearbes of common vse ... As also the husbandry of bees, with their seuerall vses and annoyances ... and now the second time corrected and much enlarged, by William Lawson. Whereunto is newly added the art of propagating plants, with the true ordering of all manner of fruits, in their gathering, carring home & preseruation.
London: printed by Nicholas Okes for John Harison, 1631.
[8], 134 p. : wdcut illus. ; 18.5 cm. (8º).

First published in 1618. The dedication to Sir Henry Belosses is signed William Lawson. Woodcut illustration on title-page. Includes, following a special title-page, 'The Covntry House-Wifes Garden, Containing Rules for Hearbs and Seedes ...' (pp. [75]--124), a work which is sometimes erroneously attributed to Gervase Markham. Includes also 'A Most Profitable Newe Treatise From approued experience of the art of propagating Plants; by Simon Harward' (pp. 109--134, with a drop title). STC 15331.3; ESTC s4739.

Binding C18th quarter sheep, marbled-paper boards.

Reference Number 2611


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