THE ABRIDGEMENT OF THE GARDENERS DICTIONARY: Containing The Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery; as Also for Performing the Practical Parts of Husbandry...
Published by Printed for the Author and sold by John and Francis Rivington et al. in London 1771
Sixth Edition, Corrected and much Enlarged. 4to. (approx. 27.5 x 21cm) hardback bound in full 18th Century calf with raised bands, red title label, gilt, to spine. Decorative gilt edges to boards. 2pp. Dedication, 4pp. Preface, Main Text pages unnumbered with text in double columns, + 3pp. Advertisement at end. Illustrated with frontispiece and 12 folding engravings, some edges and folds a little dusty and creased. Closed tear to first page of text. Small ink signature and squiggle to front pastedown and free endpaper. Occasional light foxing, mainly to prelims and foredge. A few old and faint marks to boards, else a VERY GOOD COPY.