The Compleat Gard'ner. Jean de La Quintinie, John Evelyn.
The Compleat Gard'ner
The Compleat Gard'ner

The Compleat Gard'ner

New York: Garland Publishing, 1982.

Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Item #13890
ISBN: 0824001540

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Facsimile reprint of edition originally published: London : Printed for M. Gillyflower, 1693. Translation of: Instruction pour les jardins fruitiers et potagers. Jean de La Quintinie was a lawyer by training, who fell in love with Italian vegetable gardening, and end became King Louis XIV's gardener, supplying Versailles needs from the kitchen garden and orchards, especially to provide out-of-season produce. "In 1690, two years after his death, his Instruction for fruit and vegetable gardens appeared, which brought together his experience and his reflections, in particular on methods of forcing vegetables and pruning fruit trees." Classic early work.; The English Landscape Garden; Ex-Library; Vol. 6.

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