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The practical kitchen gardiner: Or, A New and Entire System of Directions For his Employment in the Melonry, Kitchen-Garden, and Potagery, In the several Seasons of the Year. Being chiefly The Observations of a Person train'd up in the Neat-Houses or Kitchen-Gardens about London. Illustrated with Plans and Descriptions proper for the Situation and Disposition of those Gardens. To which is added, by way of supplement, The Method of Raising Cucumbers and Melons, Mushrooms, Borecole, Broccoli, Potatoes, and other curious and useful Plants, as practised in France, Italy, Holland and Ireland. And also, An Account of the Labours and Profits of a Kitchen-Garden, and what every Gentleman may reasonably expect therefrom in every Month of the Year. In a Method never yet attempted. The Whole Methodiz'd and Improv'd, By Stephen Switzer, Author of the Practical Fruit Gardiner.

Switzer, Stephen, 1682-1745.
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London : printed for Tho. Woodward, at the Half-Moon over-against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleetstreet, 1727.

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[16],xx,[12],424,[8]p.,plates ; 8⁰.

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ESTC T60865
Henrey, 1417

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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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