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 and periodicals




[3]-viii, 208, 48, viii, 40 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill., plans (etchings) ; 17 cm. (12mo)


Descriptive Terms

Gardening Early works to 1800.


Reid, John, Gardener.
Haddington Thomas Hamilton, Earl of, 1680-1735. Short treatise on forest-trees.
Claridge, John. Shepherd of Banbury's rules.
Claridge, John. The country kalendar, or the shepherd of Banbury's observations.


Edinburgh : Printed for James Reid, bookseller in Leith


[3]-viii, 208, 48, viii, 40 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill., plans (etchings) ; 17 cm. (12mo)


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.

Call Number

Rare Browne SB466.S3 R35 1766