LA QUINTINYE, [Jaen-Baptiste] De.

THE COMPLEAT GARD'NER; or, Directions for Cultivating and Right Ordering of Fruit-Gardens and Kitchen-Gardens; with Divers reflections on several Parts of Husbandry. In Six Books. By the Famous Monsr. De La Quintinye, Chief director of all the Gardens of the French-King. To which is added His Treatise of Orange-Trees, with the raising of Melons, omitted in the French Editions. Made English by John Evelyn Esquire, Illustrated with Copper Plates. 1693.
Author LA QUINTINYE, [Jaen-Baptiste] De.
Title THE COMPLEAT GARD'NER; or, Directions for Cultivating and Right Ordering of Fruit-Gardens and Kitchen-Gardens; with Divers reflections on several Parts of Husbandry. In Six Books. By the Famous Monsr. De La Quintinye, Chief director of all the Gardens of the French-King. To which is added His Treatise of Orange-Trees, with the raising of Melons, omitted in the French Editions. Made English by John Evelyn Esquire, Illustrated with Copper Plates.
Published London. Matthew Gillyflower… and James Partridge. 1693.
Stock Code 14024
Description [44], 184, [4], 204, [4], 80 Pages. Engraved portrait frontispiece of the author, and 11 plates, including two folding, 9 engraved vignette head-pieces, and small wood-engravings in the text. Bound in recent quarter calf over marbled boards with vellum-tipped corners. Folio. First Edition in English. Name and purchase price crossed through on title; some light browning here & there; some worming to the margin on eight leaves; ownership name on last page; else a very good copy in handsome modern binding.
£2200.00