THE AMERICAN GARDENER, or, A treatise on the situation, soil,…

THE AMERICAN GARDENER, or, A treatise on the situation, soil, fencing and laying-out of gardens on the making and managing of hot-beds and green-houses and on the propagation and cultivation of the several sorts of vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers

Edition: First Edition

London: C. Clement, 1821. Narrow 12mo. 4 plates (complete), index, unpaginated [264 pp]. Original brown pictorial cloth gilt. Old rebacking in leather; spine chipped at ends; boards worn at edges, corners rounded; inner hinges neatly repaired; front free endpaper renewed with period paper; ink gift inscription on verso of title leaf; ripples and oval blind impression to text body throughout (appears to be a result of original printing process). In all, just fair externally, though now tight in the binding; text VG, clean and unworn. Sabin 13871. Mostly written while Cobbett was living on Long Island. Styled "Stereotype Edition" on the title page but in fact the correct first.

Book ID: 46991
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