Bibliography of Works on Gardening; Reprinted from the Second Edition of a History of Gardening in England
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...Campen. 1764. 4to. Museum Rusticum et Commerciale, &c. London, 1764. 6 vols. 8vo. De Re Rustica. A similar work to the above, begun 1768, completed 177o. 2 vols. 8vo. These three works are thus described by Johnson. William Shenstone. Unconnected Thoughts on Gardening, in Essays on Men and Manners. 1764. 3 vols. 8vo. The Complete Farmer; or, Dictionary of Husbandry. Published by David Henry. 1764. Johnson mentions a second edition, 1768. 1766 John Locke. Observations upon the growth and culture of Vines and Olives, &c., from his original MS. in the possession of the Earl of Shaftesbury. London, 1766. 8vo. 1767 The rise and progress of the present Taste in planting Parks, Pleasure Grounds, Gardens, &c., from the time of Henry VIII. to George III. In a poetic epistle to the Right Hon. Charles, Lord Viscount Irwin. 1767 James Rutter and Daniel Carter. Modern Eden, or the Gardener's universal Guide, &c. London, 1767. 8vo. John Giles. Ananas; or a Treatise on the Pine Apple, &c. To which is added the true method of raising the finest Melons with the greatest success, &c. London, 1767. 8vo. Geo. Dionysius Ehret, F.r.s. Of a new Peruvian Plant lately introduced into the English Gardens (the Nolana prostrata of Linnaeus). Phil. Trans. 1767 John Abercrombie. Every Man his own Gardener. 1767. i2mo. This work has the name of Thomas Mawe also on the title, and went through several later editions. The Universal Gardener and Botanist, &c. London, 1778. 4to. The Garden Mushroom, its Nature and Cultivation, &c. London, 1779. 8vo. The British Fruit Garden, and Art of Pruning, &c. London, 1779. 8vo. The Complete Forcing Gardener, &c. London, 1781. i2mo. The Complete Wall-tree Pruner, &c. London, 1783. i2mo. The...
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