Franklin: Record - Curiosities of nature and art in husbandry and gardening : containing several new experiments in the improvement of land, trees, fruits, &c. : and also nice and useful observations relating to the vegetation and propagation of plants : with choice secrets to make plants, flowers and fruits larger, more beautiful, and to ripen earlier than usual : with several copper cuts.

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Curiosities of nature and art in husbandry and gardening : containing several new experiments in the improvement of land, trees, fruits, &c. : and also nice and useful observations relating to the vegetation and propagation of plants : with choice secrets to make plants, flowers and fruits larger, more beautiful, and to ripen earlier than usual : with several copper cuts.

Author/Creator:
Vallemont, abbé de (Pierre Le Lorrain), 1649-1721.
Standardized title:
Curiositez de la nature et de l'art sur la végétation: ou, l'agriculture et le jardinage dans leur perfection. English
Other title:
Curiosities of agriculture and gardening
Publication:
London : Printed for D. Brown, at the Black Swan without Temple-Bar; A. Roper, at the Black Boy over against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleetstreet; and Fran. Coggan, in the Inner-Temple Lane, 1707.
Format/Description:
Book
[16], 352 p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm. (8vo)
Subjects:
Gardening -- Early works to 1800.
Plant propagation -- Early works to 1800.
Fruit-culture -- Early works to 1800.
Horticulture -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Author's name from French editions.
Illustrated half title.
Running title: Curiosities of agriculture and gardening.
P. 238, 270, 286 misprinted 338, 370, 386 respectively.
Signatures: A-Z⁸.
Translation of: Curiositez de la nature et de l'art sur la végétation.
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Jonathan A. Hill Endowed Fund.
Chronology:
1707
Provenance:
Hume, Patrick, Earl of Marchmont (bookplate)
Cited in:
Hunt botanical cat., 416.
Henrey, B. Brit. botanical lit., 588.
Goldsmiths', 4386
ESTC T129254
Contributor:
Jonathan A. Hill Endowed Fund.
Web link:
The Jonathan A. Hill Endowed Fund Home Page
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