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The Scots gardener for the climate of Scotland : in three parts, treating of the following particulars, I. of contrivance and design, II. of gardens and orchards, &c., III. of levelling, measuring, and dividing land, IV. of cultivating and preparing ground, V. of forest and fruit trees, VI. of gathering and preserving fruits : together with The gardener's kalendar, The florist's vade-mecum, The practical bee-master, Observations on the weather, and the Earl of Haddington's Treatise on forest-trees / written originally by John Reid, gardener to Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh ; and now carefully corrected, with alterations and additions, by an eminent hand.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Claridge, John. Shepherd of Banbury's rules.
Claridge, John. The country kalendar, or the shepherd of Banbury's observations.
Haddington Thomas Hamilton, Earl of, 1680-1735. Short treatise on forest-trees.
Reid, John, Gardener.
Publication
Edinburgh : Printed for James Reid, bookseller in Leith
Date
1766.
Description
[3]-viii, 208, 48, viii, 40 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill., plans (etchings) ; 17 cm. (12mo)
Notes
1st ed. of the Scot's gard'ner published in 1683--Cf. Hunt no. 368.
A short treatise on forest-trees and The shepherd of Banbury's rules to judge of the changes of the weather have separate title pages and pagination.
Signatures: pip4s(-pi3) A-Rp6s Sp2s, 2Ap4s B-Dp6s, 3A-Dp6s.
GUSN
151066
Call Number
Rare Browne SB466.S3 R35 1766
Descriptive terms
Gardening Early works to 1800.
Places
Scotland

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