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Images Dated 23rd February 2017

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The Compleat Gentleman by Henry Peacham, 1622 Featured 23 Feb 2017 Print

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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Maison Rustique or The Countrey Farme by Charles Steuens and Iohn Liebault, 1616 Featured 23 Feb 2017 Print

Maison Rustique or The Countrey Farme by Charles Steuens and Iohn Liebault, 1616

Maison Rustique or, The Countrey Farme. Compyled in the French tongue by Charles Steuens, and Iohn Liebault, Doctors of Physicke. And translated into English by Richard Surflet, practitioner in physicke. Now newly reuiewed, corrected, and augmented, with diuers large additions, out of the works of Serres his Agriculture, Vinet his Maison champestre, French. Albyterio in Spanish, Grilli in Italian; and other authors. And the husbandrie of France, Italie, and Spaine, reconciled and made to agree with ours here in England: by Geruase Markham. London: printed by Adam Islip for Iohn Bill, 1616.
The volume is divided into seven books with a Table (or Index) and Table of the Diseases and Remedies described in the seven books at the end.
The Second Book of the Countrie Farme: Of Gardens, Chp L, p.271. Setting Herbs in order (knots).
Binding Dimensions (H, W, Spine): 295mm x 180mm x 50mm
Page Dimensions (H, W): 285mm x 173mm

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A nevv orchard and garden, 1618 Featured 23 Feb 2017 Print

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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