The Garden Vade Mecum, or Compendium of General Gardening; and Descriptive Display of the Plants, Flowers, Shrubs, Trees and Fruits, and General Culture: Comprising a systematic display and description of the several districts of gardening and plantations, under separate heads; giving intimations of the utility, general or particular plans, dimensions, soil and situation, &c. and the various respective plants, flowers, shrubs, trees and fruits, proper for, and arranged in each district; with general descriptions of their nature of growth, temperature, principal and particular uses, methods of propagation and general culture, in their respective garden departments: consisting of the flower garden, pleasure ground, shrubbery and plantations, fruit-garden and kitchen-garden, green-house and hot-house. John ABERCROMBIE.

The Garden Vade Mecum, or Compendium of General Gardening; and Descriptive Display of the Plants, Flowers, Shrubs, Trees and Fruits, and General Culture: Comprising a systematic display and description of the several districts of gardening and plantations, under separate heads; giving intimations of the utility, general or particular plans, dimensions, soil and situation, &c. and the various respective plants, flowers, shrubs, trees and fruits, proper for, and arranged in each district; with general descriptions of their nature of growth, temperature, principal and particular uses, methods of propagation and general culture, in their respective garden departments: consisting of the flower garden, pleasure ground, shrubbery and plantations, fruit-garden and kitchen-garden, green-house and hot-house

Dublin: J. Jones, 1790. Second Edition. 12mo; recent full brown morocco retaining original tree calf boards, red gilt spine label, renewed endpapers; vi,[3],429pp.; [A]6 B-T12. Ex-Maryland Historical Society with their occasional rubberstamps throughout, dampstaining to textblock, rather crude but serviceable new binding, else a Very Good, sturdy copy. First published in London the previous year, this edition unfortunately not issued with the plates by Bewick. ESTC T120607. Item #1102

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