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Author:
Miller, Philip, 1691-1771.
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Title:
The gardener's dictionary ... Seventh edition, revised and altered.
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 637g

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Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1759
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(folio)
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Language(s):
English

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002496568
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Miller, Philip, 1691-1771.
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Gardeners dictionary, 1759
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The gardeners dictionary : containing The Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery ; As also for Performing the Practical Parts of Agriculture: including The Management of Vineyards, with the Methods of Making and Preserving the Wine, According to the present Practice of The mist skilful Vignerons on the several Wine Countries in Europe. Together with Directions for propagating and improving From real Practice and Experience, all sorts of timber trees / by Philip Miller
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 637g

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Publisher:
Printed for the Author
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1759
Edition:
The seventh edition, Revised and Altered according to the latest System of Botany; and Embellished with several Copper-Plates, which were not in the former Editions.
Physical description:
[1364]p., [20] leaves of plates : ill., frontispiece ; 41cm
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Language(s):
English

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General notes:
The seventh edition was published in 112 numbers, ... between 16 October 1756 and 31 March 1759" (Henrey)
Continuation of distribution information on title page: "And Sold by John Rivington, in St. Paul's Church-yard; A. Miller, in the Strand; J. Whiston, B. White, G. Hawkins, in Fleet-street, J. Hinton, in Newgate-street, James Rivington, J. Fletcher, R. Baldwin, J. Richardson, in Pater-noster Row, W. Johnston, in Ludgate-street; S. Crowder, near London Bridge; P. Davey, B. Law, T. Caslon, in Stationers Court; and R. and J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall.".
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Additional author(s):
Linné, Carl von,
1707-1778
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9915086202081
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Index of Latin names and an index of "English names of plants mentioned in this Work, refering ton their Latin names".
By permission of the Trustees of The Natural History Museum (London).
NHM BOTANY Binding is damaged.
NHM BOTANY There are very few handwritten notes in pencil on the margins.
NHM BOTANY Bound in brown leather with embossing and golden tooling and raised bands on the spine. Marbled endpapers.
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Author:
Miller, Philip, 1691-1771.
Corporate author:
Main entry uniform title:
Uniform title:
Title:
The gardeners dictionary : containing the best and newest methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit, flower garden, and nursery, as also for performing the practical parts of agriculture : including the management of vineyards, with the methods of making and preserving the wine ... together with directions for propagating and improving, from real practice and experience, all sorts of timber trees / by Philip Miller.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 637g.

Edition details

Publisher:
Printed for the author and sold by John Rivington [and others]
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1759
Edition:
The seventh edition, revised and altered according to the latest system of botany ; and embellished with several copper-plates, which were not in the former editions.
Physical description:
[1376] p., [20] leaves of plates : ill. ; 43 cm. (fol.)
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

Notes

General notes:
Originally published in 112 numbers between 16 Oct. 1756 and 31 Mar. 1759.
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Provenance:
American Museum of Natural History. New York Academy of Sciences.
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Subject:
Gardening Dictionaries Early works to 1800.
Plants Dictionaries
Dictionaries. lcgft
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ocm06989108
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An explanation of the authours names and works referred to by the abbreviations in this work": p. [10]-[12].
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Author:
Miller, Philip (1691-1771)
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Uniform title:
Title:
The gardeners dictionary : containing the best and newest methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit, flower garden, and nursery, as also for performing the practical parts of agriculture: including the management of vineyards, with the methods of making and preserving the wine, according to the present practice of the most skilful vignerons in the several wine countries in Europe. Together with directions for propagating and improving, for real practice and experience, all sorts of timber trees.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 637g

Edition details

Publisher:
Printed for the Author
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1759
Edition:
The 7th ed., rev. and altered according to the latest system of botany; and embellished with several copper-plates, which were not in the former editions. By Philip Miller.
Physical description:
1v. : front., 19 pl. ; 42 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

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An explanation of the authours names and works referred to by the abbreviations in this work": 3 pref. pages.
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Subject:
Botany
Dictionaries
Gardening
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OPAC identifier:
ocm18440233
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Author:
Miller, Philip (1691-1771).
Corporate author:
Main entry uniform title:
Uniform title:
Title:
The gardeners dictionary : containing the best and newest methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit, flower garden, and nursery; as also for performing the practical parts of agriculture: including the management of vineyards, with the method of making and preserving the wine, according to the present practice of the most skilful vignerons in the several wine countries in Europe. Together with directions for propagating and improving from real practice and experience, all sorts of timber trees / By Philip Miller, F.R.S. Gardener to the Worshipful Company of Apothecaries, at their Botanick Garden in Chelsea, and member of the Botanick Academy at Florence.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 637g

Edition details

Publisher:
printed for the author
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1759
Edition:
The seventh edition, revised and altered according to the latest system of botany; and embellished with several copper-plates, which were not in the former editions.
Physical description:
Pp. [xiv], [1324], [29], [1], [20] leaves of plates : ill., front. ; 41.8 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

Notes

General notes:
In this edition, Miller adopted the Linnaean system of classification, but not as yet the Linnaean binomial nomenclature.
The discussion of wine-growing areas in France includes "A dissertation on the situation of Burgundy" by "Mr. Arnoux" (14H2v-14N1r), a translation from the Dissertation sur la situation de Bourgogne (1728) by Claude Arnoux. - The discussion of Wines includes "Of the concentration of wines and other fermented liquors" by Doctor Stahl (15B2v-15C1r), an extract from Peter Shaw's translation of Stahl's Philosophical principles of universal chemistry (1730).
Full imprint statement. London, Printed for the author; and sold by John Rivington, in St. Paul's Church-yard; A. Millar, in the Strand; J. Whiston, B. White, G. Hawkins, in Fleet-street; J. Hinton, in Newgate-street; James Rivington, J. Fletcher, R. Baldwin, J. Richardson, in Pater-noster Row; W. Johnston, in Ludgate-street; S. Crowder, near London Bridge; P. Davey, B. Law, T. Caslon, in Stationers Court; and R. and J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall. M.DCC.LIX.
Contents notes:
The entries for Armeniaca, Cerasus, Malus, Persica, Prunus, Pyrus, as well as Ranunculus, Rosa, and Tulipa, which have lists of cultivars. The article on Vitis contains a long discussion of vineyard planning and management, wine-making, bottling, wines and their qualities, and a description of wine-growing areas of France; the entry on Wine deals with its chemical and medicinal properties. Among general entries to be particularly noted are discussions of garden design and structures in the entries on Basons, Borders, Bosquets, Compartments, Garden, Green-house, Groves, Hedges, Hills, Hot-beds, Ice-house, Jet d'eau, Kitchen-Garden, Lawn, Nursery, Orchard, Parterre, Stoves, Terraces, Walks, Walls, Wildernesses; accounts of horticultural operations like Planting, Pruning; botanical articles on Anatomy, Flower, Generation, Leaves, Ripening of Fruit, Sap, Seed, Variegated, Vegetable Staticks, Vegetation; theoretical or scientific discussions (in large part copied from Chambers' Cyclopaedia) of Air, Climate, Cold, Dew, Earth, Fire, Fluidity, Freezing, Gravity, Humidity, Ice, Levity, Light, Nature, Rain, Sun, Thunder, Vapours, Water, Weather, Winds; accounts of the Barometer, Hygrometer and Thermometer, of Dungs, Manure, Mummy, and Tan, and articles on various types of plant diseases.
Provenance:
London copy: front pastedown bears engraved armorial bookplate(lower edge torn) of Joseph Henry Bennett. An ink inscription on the torn edge reads: "To R.H.S. Fitzgerald Ma[...]tt". - Wisley copy: engraved armorial bookplate of John Somers, Lord Somers, with motto Prodesse quam conspici. Visiting card of Charles Cooper, Woodcroft, Sutton, Surrey, pasted in and inscribed "presented by".
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Subject:
Gardening
Barometers
Thermometers
Garden design.
Viticulture
Wine
Fruit
Cultivars
Kitchen gardens.
Rubia tinctorum.
Greenhouse management.
18th century.
Great Britain.
Dictionaries
Additional author(s):
Arnoux, Claude
(1695-1770).
Stahl, Georg Ernst
(1660-1734).
Shaw, Peter
(1694-1763)
First Duke (of the third creation)
Northumberland, Hugh Percy,
(1715-1786)
Bennett, Joseph Henry
(fl.1890s)
1st Earl
Somers, John Somers,
(1760-1841)
Additional corporate author(s):
Andrew Millar (London, England)
Bedwell Law (London, England)
Benjamin White (London, England)
George Hawkins (London, England)
J. Richardson (London, England)
James Dodsley (London, England)
James Fletcher (London, England)
John Hinton (London, England)
John Rivington (London, England)
John Whiston (London, England)
P. Davey (London, England)
Robert Baldwin (London, England)
Robert Dodsley (London, England)
Stanley Crowder (London, England)
Thomas Caslon (London, England)
William Johnston (London, England)
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London copy: Rare Books Room shelf 134
Wisley copy: gift from Charles Cooper of Woodcroft, The Ridgway, Sutton, Surrey.
London copy. Bound in full sheep, with blind Greek borders at spine edges.Spine with six raised bands flanked by gilt single fillets. Red morocco lettering-piece with gilt single fillets and title: MILLER'S / GARDENERS / DICTIONARY. Endpapers marbled in red small shell pattern. Red edges (faded).
Wisley copy. Bound in full speckled calf, with gilt double fillets on boards. Spine with six raised bands flanked by gilt double fillets; compartments with gilt floral centrepieces surmounted by coronets. Brown morocco lettering-piece with gilt quintuple fillets and title MILLER'S / GARDENER'S / DICTIONARY. Red speckled edges. From 7I to 7N each gathering is additionally stab-stitched, the stitch appearing in each successive gathering one position lower than in the previous gathering.
Condition noted; 20060320. London copy: front board detached; rear board loosening; frequent ink-block discoloration; heavy offsetting from some plates. Tear at the base of plate 2 (explanatory terms), Zz2, and at fore-edge of Ff2. 6A2 nicked at base. Grubby marks on Hh1-2, Iiii1r, 5O2v, 13O1r, 13Z1-2, 14A1- 14B1, 14F1v, 14H1r, 14M1r. Perforation near base of 8C2. 8I creased. 8X2 mistrimmed at lower corner, and printed across mistrim. Stains on 11Z2v. Heavy spotting intermittently from 14X on.
Condition noted; 2014. London copy: fair. Front board detached, rear hinge broken.
Condition noted; 20060320. Wisley copy: front board detached and rear detaching; frontispiece detached; boards gouged and scratched; top and base of spine eroded, and crack running down centre of spine.
Condition noted; 2014. Wisley copy: text block split, loose pages, front board detached.Poor.
Condition noted; 2017. Wisley copy: rear board and endpaper held only by cords, edges of leather lifting along spine. Front frre endpaper, title and dedication now detached. text block split at 7L2, held by cords; 7I1r discoloured. Poor.
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In the London copy, four blanks have been bound in the middle of gathering 14D.