An essay upon gardening; containing a catalogue of exotic plants for the stoves and green-houses of the British gardens: the best method of planting the hot-house vine; With Directions for obtaining and preparing proper Earths and Compositions, to preserve Tender Exotics; Observations on the History of Gardening, and A Contrast of the Ancient with the Modern Taste. By Richard Steele, Late of Thirsk, but now of Sion Hill, near Thirsk, in the County of York.

  • Steele, Richard, active 1793.
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York : printed for the author; and sold by T. Hurst, Paternoster-Row. London, 1800.

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xx,[2],xxi-xxii,[2],126,[2],127-159,[3];102,[4]p.,plates ; 40.

References note

ESTC T82580

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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