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Author:
Miller, Philip, 1691-1771.
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Title:
The gardeners kalendar; directing what works are necessary to be performed every month in the kitchen, fruit, and pleasure-gardens, as also in the conservatory and nursery. By Philip Miller.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 464.

Edition details

Publisher:
Printed for the author
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1760
Edition:
12th ed., adapted to the new style; with a list of the medicinal plants, which may be gathered for use in each month. To which is now added, a short introduction to the knowledge of the science of botany, illustrated with copper plates.
Physical description:
xiv, 417, [11] p. front., 5 fold. plates. 21 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

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General notes:
Contents notes:
Provenance:
Andrews, David L.
Title history:
Language notes:
With note:
Dissertation notes:
Subject:
Gardening Early works to 1800.
Gardening Calendars Early works to 1800.
Plants, Flowering of Flowering time Early works to 1800.
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OPAC identifier:
ocm06856628
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Copy 2 inscribed on t.p. : Mrs. Toogood / Broadway / [?] / Somerset / 1787.
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Title details

Author:
Miller, Philip (1691-1771).
Corporate author:
Main entry uniform title:
Uniform title:
Title:
The gardeners kalendar : directing what works are necessary to be done every month, in the kitchen, fruit and pleasure-gardens, as also in the conservatory and nursery. With accounts I. Of the particular seasons for the propagation and use of all sorts of esculent plants and fruits, with the seasons wherein each sort is proper for the table. II. Of all sorts of trees, plants, and flowers, with the time of their flowering / By Philip Miller, F.R.S. Member of the Botanick Academy at Florence, and Gardener to the Worshipful Company of Apothecaries, at their Botanick Garden in Chelsea.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 464

Edition details

Publisher:
printed for the author; and sold by John Rivington in St. Paul's Church-Yard, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, R. Baldwin, J. Richardson, and T. Longman in Pater-noster-Row, A. Millar in the strand, J. Whiston, B. White, G. Hawkins in Fleet-street, J. Hinton in Newgate-street, W. Johnston in Ludgate-street, S. Crowder near London Bridge, B. Law, T. Caslon in Stationers Court, and J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
M DCC LX. [1760]
Edition:
The twelfth edition, adapted to the new style; with a list of the medicinal plants, which may be gathered for use in each month. To which is now added, a short introduction to the knowledge of the science of botany, illustrated with copper plates.
Physical description:
Pp. xiv, 417, [12], 5 leaves of plates : ill., additional engraved pictorial title ; 20.3 cm (8°)
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

Notes

General notes:
Signatures: A8 (-A8) B-Z8 Aa-Ee8 (-Ee8) [$4 signed].
The phrase in the edition statement, "adapted to the new style", refers to the adoption in Britain of the Gregorian calendar (1752), as a result of which all dates were backdated by eleven days.
Press figures. A5r: 1. B7v: 2. C1v: 1. C7r: 6. E8r: 7. F8r: 3. I7r: 2. K1v: 6. L5r: 4. N7v: 4. O3v: 5. P5r: 5. Q1v: 2. R5r: 4. S2v: 7. U8r: 5. X8v: 7. Y1v: 5. Z5r: 4. Aa1v: 5. Aa2v: 1. Bb7v: 2. Cc5v: 4. Dd1v: 3.
Contents notes:
A1r, title; A2r, dedication to the Society of Apothecaries; A3r-7v (pp. v-xiv), preface. B1r-Bb1r (pp. 1-369), main text, arranged by month, with the following order of subjects under each month: kitchen garden, fruit garden, pleasure garden and wilderness, green-house and stove, with lists under each heading of plants "in prime" at the time. Bb2r-Ee1r (pp. 371-417), A short introduction to the knowledge of botany. Ee2r-Ee7r, index. Ee7v, list of books published by Rivington et al.
Provenance:
London copy: the ink signature G. Daubeny appears on the front free endpaper. Pencil mark at lower corner on C1r. Wisley copy: endpapers are scribbled upon and signed in ink. The best version of the signature is on the front free endpaper: William Love His Book 1786. also, on recto of frontispiece: Roberd Love His Book given to him bi his father.
Title history:
Language notes:
With note:
Dissertation notes:
Subject:
Gardening
Flowering times.
Botany
Classification system: Linnaeus.
18th century.
Great Britain.
Garden calendars.
Additional author(s):
Additional corporate author(s):
John Rivington (London, England)
C. Hitch (London, England)
L. Hawes (London, England)
Robert Baldwin (London, England)
J. Richardson (London, England)
T. Longman (London, England)
Andrew Millar (London, England)
John Whiston (London, England)
Benjamin White (London, England)
George Hawkins (London, England)
John Hinton (London, England)
William Johnston (London, England)
Stanley Crowder (London, England)
Bedwell Law (London, England)
Thomas Caslon (London, England)
James Dodsley (London, England)
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London copy: Rare Books Room shelf 75
Wisley copy: shelved in WISRARE 8° sequence, shelf 2B-1.
London copy. Bound in full speckled sheep with gilt double fillets on boards. Spine with five raised bands flanked by gilt single fillets. Tan lettering-piece with gilt decorative border and title: MILLER'S / GARDENER'S / KALENDAR. Red edges.
Wisley copy. Bound in full mottled sheep with gilt double fillets on boards. Spine with five raised bands flanked by gilt double fillets. Red morocco lettering-piece with gilt decorative borders and title: MILLER'S / GARDENERS / KALENDAR. Date 1760 supplied at base of spine by brown tape. Top-edge stained.
Condition noted; 20060320. London copy: spine edges fraying, hinges weak; corners bumped; adhesive stains on endpapers. Wisley copy: hinges weakening. Intermittent browning and staining of paper. Pink stains in gatherings X-Y; blue stain in gutter at Bb6/7. Fore-edge of Cc6 slightly torn. Lower corner of plate II torn.
Condition noted; 2014. Good.
Condition noted; 2014. Wisley copy.Good.; 2016.; Wisley copy. Good.
BE, 20.3.2006; 3-4.6.2008 JAA 26.2.2016.dah/17.03.21
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