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Title: English Gardener; or, a Treatise on the Situation, Soil, Enclosing
Description: 1829. COBBETT, William. THE ENGLISH GARDENER; OR, A TREATISE ON THE SITUATION, SOIL, ENCLOSING and Laying-Out of Kitchen Gardens; on the Making and Managing of Hot-Beds and Green-Houses; and on the Propagation and Cultivation of all sorts of Kitchen-Garden Plants, and of Fruit Trees whether of the Garden or the Orchard. And also on the Formation of Shrubberies and Flower-Gardens; and on the Propagation and Cultivation of the Several Sorts of Shrubs and Flowers; concluding with a Kalendar, Giving instructions relative to the Sowings, Plantings, Prunings, and other labours, to be performed in the Gardens, in each Month of the Year. London: Printed by B. Bensley and Published by the Author, 1829. First edition. Unpaginated. Red calf stamped in gilt and blind. Lacks backstrip. Joints tender, cracked. Front board nearly detached. Moderate wear to boards. Marbled edges, plain paper endpapers. Former owner's ink signature on front pastedown. Title page heavily foxed; occasional light foxing in the text. With index. The landmark gardening book of the early 19th century. Fair to good overall. As is. .

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Price: US$ 400.00 Seller: Boston Book Company
- Book number: 83570


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