Lot 120: La Quintinye (Jean 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... To which is Added his Treatise of Orange-Trees, with the Raising of Melons, omitted in the French Editions, Made English by John Evelyn, 1st ed., 1693, engraved portrait frontispiece, title printed in red and black, eleven engraved plates, including two double-page (reguarded?, one with marginal tear), illustrations, erratic pagination, some occasional soiling and waterstains, bookplate, front hinge breaking, contemporary panelled calf, joints cracking, some wear, folio. Henrey I, 218; Wing L431. (1)
Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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