The Manner Of Raising, Ordering, and Improving Forest-Trees: With Directions how to Plant, Make, and Keep Woods, Walks, Avenues, Lawns, Hedges, &c.

London: Eliz. Bell, John Darby, Arthur Bettesworth, et al, 1724. Third Edition Corrected. leather-bound. 273 [3] pages. 19.5 x 12 cm. Copper engraved frontispiece, four copper engraved folding plates at rear -- illustrations for avenues, walks and lawns. First published 1676. the author was gardener to the Earl of Essex. Also included are "Rules and Tables shewing how the Ingenious Planter may measure superficial Figures divide Woods or Land, and measure Timber and other solid Bodies, either by Arithmetick or Geometry: With the Uses of that excellent Line, the "Line of Numbers," by several new Examples and many other rules, useful for most Men." Modest, scattered toning, armorial bookplate. Contemporary cambridge style full morocco with rectangular cover panels decorated in blind, modern reback with raised bands and red leather spine label printed in gilt. Near fine. Item #19972

Price: $750.00

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