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Images Dated 2017 February

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The Compleat Gentleman by Henry Peacham, 1622 Featured February Image

The Compleat Gentleman by Henry Peacham, 1622

The Compleat Gentleman fashioning him absolute in the most necessary & commendable qualities concerning minde or bodie that may be required in a noble gentlema[n]. By Henry Peacham. Mr. of Arts sometime of Trinity Coll: in Cambridge. [London] : Anno 1622 Imprinted at London [by John Legat] for Francis Constable, and are to bee sold at his shop at the white lio[n] in Paules churchyard, [1622].
Title page is engraved and signed "Fr [Francis] Delaram. sculp. Anno 1622". Entered on Stationer's Register 3 July [1622].
Title Page.
Dimensions: Binding, 180mm (H) x 128mm (W) x 20mm (Spine). Leaves, 172mm (H) x 125mm (W)

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The Gardeners Labrynth, by Thomas Hill, 1577 Featured February Image

The Gardeners Labrynth, by Thomas Hill, 1577

The Gardeners Labyrinth: containing a discourse of the gardeners life, in the yearly trauels to be bestovved on his plot of earth, for the vse of a garden: with instructions for the choise of seedes, apte times for sowing, setting, planting, [and] watering, and the vessels and instruments seruing to that vse and purpose: wherein are set forth diuers herbers, knottes and mazes, cunningly handled for the beautifying of gardens. Also the physike benefit of eche herbe, plant, and floure, with the vertues of the distilled waters of euery of them, as by the sequele may further appeare. Gathered out of the best approued writers of gardening, husbandrie, and physicke: by Dydymus Mountaine. Thomas Hill and Henry Dethicke (Editor). Printed by Henry Bynneman in London, 1577. Dydymus Mountaine = Thomas Hill. Editor's dedication signed: Henry Dethicke. The second part has separate divisional title page and pagination; register is continuous. Includes Index.
Title Page (Second Part) Detail of Illustration.
Dimensions: 172mm x 130mm

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A nevv orchard and garden, 1618 Featured February Image

A nevv orchard and garden, 1618

A nevv orchard and garden. Or The best way for planting, grafting, and to make any ground good, for a rich orchard: particularly in the north parts of England: generally for the whole kingdome, as in nature, reason, scituation, and all probability, may and doth appeare. With the country housewifes garden for hearbes of common vse, their vertues, seasons, profites, ornaments, variety of knots, models for trees, and plots for the best ordering of grounds and walkes. As also, the husbandry of bees, with their seuerall vses and annoyances, all grounded on the principles of art, and precepts of experience, being the labours of forty eight yeares of William Lawson. Printed at London : By Bar: Alsop for Roger Iackson, and are to be sold at his shop neere Fleet-street Conduit, 1648.
Lawson, William, fl. 1648.
With woodcut title vignette.
Includes, with separate title page dated 1648, "The countrie housewifes garden. Containing rules for hearbes of common vse. Together with the husbandry of bees, published with secrets, very necessary for euery housewife. Together with diuers new knots for gardens."
Dimensions: 190mm x 145mm, Spine 15mm. Pages 184mm x 138mm
Images needed: p.13 and Title pages

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