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The gardeners dictionary : containing the methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit and flower garden; as also the physick garden, wilderness, conservatory and vineyard according to the practice of the most experienced gardeners of the present age; interspersed with the history of the plants, the characters of each genus, and the names of all the particular species, in Latin and English, and an explanation of all the terms used in botany and gardening; together with accounts of the nature and use of barometers, thermometers, and hygrometers proper for gardeners; and of the origin, causes, and nature of meteors, and the particular influences of air, earth, fire and water upon vegetation according to the natural philosophers, adorn'd with copper-plates / by Philip Miller
Bib ID 1537341
Format BookBook
Author
Miller, Philip, 1691-1771
 
Description London : Printed for the Author ; and sold by C. Rivington..., 1731 
[2], v-xvi, [4], [860] p., plates : 36 cm. (fol) 
Notes

"Philip Miller, gardener to the Botanick Garden at Chelsea, and F.R.S." [Now known as the Physick Garden.]--T.p.

Head- and tail-pieces; ornate initials.

List of subscribers names: p.[vii-xx].

Includes indexes, in English and Latin.

Bibliography: p. xv-xvi.

Library's copy contains book-plate: G.K. Cowlishaw donated by the family of the late George Keith Cowlishaw.

Imperfect copy: Library's copy wants plates.

Subjects Gardening - Great Britain - Early works to 1800.  |  Gardening - Great Britain - Dictionaries and encyclopedias - Early works to 1800.  |  Botany - Great Britain - Dictionaries and encyclopedias - Early works to 1800.  |  18th century - Botany - Great Britain - Dictionaries and encyclopedias.  |  18th century - Gardening - Great Britain - Dictionaries and encyclopedias.  |  18th century - Gardening - Great Britain.

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