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MAWE, Thomas, and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.
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The universal gardener and botanist: or, A general dictionary of gardening and botany ... The second edition. Carefully revised ... and very much enlarged, etc.
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 679d

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Publisher:
G. G. & J. Robinson; T. Cadell jun. & W. Davies
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1797
Edition:
Physical description:
(4o)
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Language(s):
English

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Additional author(s):
Horticulturist.
ABERCROMBIE, John
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018396997
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Mawe, Thomas.
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The Universal gardener and botanist : or a general dictionary of gardening and botany .... / by Thomas Mawe and John Abercrombie.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 679d

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Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson ... and T. Cadell Jnr. and W. Davies...
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1797
Edition:
2nd ed.
Physical description:
1286 p. : 30cm.
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Language(s):
English

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The work was written by Abercrombie.
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The first edition appeared in 1778.
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Additional author(s):
Abercrombie, John,
1726-1806.
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9914507302081
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By permission of the Trustees of The Natural History Museum (London).
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Mawe, Thomas (fl.1760s-1770s).
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The universal gardener and botanist; or, A general dictionary of gardening and botany : Exhibiting in botanical arrangement, according to the Lannaean system, the various genera and species of plants, trees, shrubs, flowers, and fruits, that merit culture for use, ornament and variety, in the different departments of gardening, plantations, shrubberies, nursery, green-house, hot-house or stove, fording-house, hot-walls, and hot-beds: describing the botanic classes, orders, and characters of the genera, with general and specific descrptions of the species of each genus; their respective and general uses, different methods of propagation, and general culture, in their several departments ... / By Thomas Mawe, and John Abercrombie, author of every man his own gardener, &c.
Varying title form:
General dictionary of gardening and botany
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 679d

Edition details

Publisher:
G.G. and J. Robinson, and T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1797
Edition:
Second edition.
Physical description:
Pp. [1276], [11] leaves of plates ; 27.5 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

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The Wisley copy is incomplete, ending at 4C4v (Hypericum).
Five strips of paper with plant names written in ink are loosely inserted at 3K1.
Full imprint statement: London, Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, Pater-noster Row; and T. Cadell Jun: and W. Davies, Strand. 1797.
Full edition statement: Second edition, carefully revised, corrected, and very much enlarged and improved; with the addition of many considerable and important articles of practical gardening, and the arrangement and description of above five hundred species of plants more than in the former edition. And in this edition are aded many descriptive plates of green-houses, hot-houses or stoves, forcing-houses, hot-walls, and bark-pits, &c. with plates describing botanically the different parts of plants, flowers, fruits and seeds: and the botanic classes and orders,, constituting the Linnæan sexual system of plants.
Printed in double columns, without page numbers.
Press figures. [A]3v: 8. [A]4v: 1. B2v: *. C4r: *. C4v: 8. D3r: *. E3v: 7. F3r: 7. F3v: 8. G2v: 7. G3v: 6. H4v: 8. I1v: *. I2v: 6. K1v: 7. L4r: 6. M2v: 6. M4r: *. N3v: 8. N4v: 6. O4r: 8. P4v: 6. Q4r: 8. Q4v: 6. R1v: 8. R4v: *. S1v: 6. T4r: 7. T4v: 9. U1v: *. X2v: *. X4r: 7. Y3v: *. Y4v: 6. Z2v: 7. Z3v: 6. Aa2v: *. Aa3v: 8. Bb2v: 6. Bb3v: *. Cc1v: 7. Cc4v: 8. Dd1v: 8. Dd2v: 7. Ee2v: 8. Ee4r: 7. Ff1v: 6. Gg3r: *. Hh4v: 6. Ii3v: *. Kk4r: 6. Kk4v: *. Ll4v: 6. Mm2v: 8. Nn1v: *. Nn4v: 8. Oo1v: *. Oo4v: 8. Pp2v: *. Qq1v: 8. Qq3r: *. Rr3r: 8. Rr4r: *. Ss3v: *. Tt4r: 8. Uu1v: 6. Xx2v: 6. Xx4r: 7. Yy3v: 6. Zz3r: 2. Zz3v: 8. 3A1v: 8. 3B1v: 6. 3C4r: 2. 3D4r: 2. 3E2v: 2. 3E3v: 7. 3F2v: 8. 3G3r: 8. 3G3v: 9. 3H1v: 8. 3H3r: 1. 3I3v: 7. 3I4v: 8. 3K2v: 2. 3K3v: 8. 3L4v: 7. 3M2r: 2. 3M3r: 1. 3N1v: 3. 3N2v: 1. 3O1v: 9. 3O2v: 8. 3P4v: 6. 3Q2v: 2. 3Q3v: 9. 3R1v: 3. 3R4v: 6. 3S1v: 2. 3S4v: 7. 3T1v: 3. 3T2v: 5. 3U2v: 5. 3U3v: 3. 3X3v: 6. 3Y2r: 2. 3Z2v: *. 4A3v: 1. 4B3v: 1. 4C2v: 6. 4C3v: 5. 4D4r: 5. 4E4v: 5. 4F2v: 8. 4G3r: 5. 4G4r: 4. 4H3r: 6. 4H3v: 5. 4I1v: 7. 4I2v: 4. 4K4r: 6. 4L3r: 3. 4L3v: 7. 4M1v: 7. 4M2v: 3. 4N3v: 4. 4N4v: 9. 4O1v: 4. 4P4r: 7. 4Q1v: 4. 4R4r: 8. 4S1v: 2. 4S2v: 6. 4T1v: 8. 4U3r: 8. 4U3v: 3. 4X1v: 8. 4Y3v: 7. 4Y4v: 3. 4Z4r: 7. 4Z4v: *. 5A4r: 7. 5B1v: 7. 5B3r: 9. 5C1v: 2. 5D2v: 7. 5D4r: 8. 5E1v: 3. 5E3r: 9. 5F3v: 3. 5F4v: 8. 5G4v: 8. 5H1v: 3. 5H4v: 7. 5I3v: 6. 5K1v: 8. 5K3r: 9. 5L1v: 8. 5L4v: 9. 5M3r: 9. 5N1v: 6. 5N4v: 9. 5O1v: 9. 5P2v: 6. 5Q2v: 7. 5Q3v: 9. 5R1r: 6. 5S3r: 7. 5S3v: 8. 5T2v: 8. 5T4r: 4. 5U2v: 8. 5U4r: 7. 5X3r: 3. 5Y1v: 8. 5Y3r: 3. 5Z3r: 6. 6A3r: 8. 6A4r: 7. 6B1v: 1. 6C1v: 6. 6C4v: 1. 6D1v: *. 6D2v: 3. 6D4r: 6. 6E3r: 7. 6E4r: 3. 6F1v: 8. 6F4v: *. 6G1v: 7. 6H3v: 3. 6I3r: 6. 6K1v: 7. 6K4v: 6. 6L2v: 6. 6M4r: 7. 6N4r: 6. 6N4v: 7. 6O2v: 6. 6P2v: 1. 6P3v: 6. 6Q2r: 1. 6Q4v: 6. 6R3v: 8. 6R4v: 4. 6S3v: 7. 6S4v: 8. 6T1v: 8. 6T2v: 7. 6U1r: 7. 6U3v: *. 6X4r: 7. 6X4v: 1. 6Y3v: 8. 6Z3r: 6. 7A4v: 8. 7B1v: 7. 7B2v: 6. 7C4r: 7. 7C4v: *. 7D3r: 8. 7D3v: *. 7E1v: 6. 7E2v: 1. 7F3v: 7. 7F4v: 1. 7G1v: 7. 7G2v: 8. 7H1v: 7. 7H3r: 6. 7I3v: 1. 7I4v: 7. 7K3r: 8. 7L2v: 6. 7L4r: 1. 7M2v: 6. 7M3v: *. 7N3r: 8. 7N4r: *. 7O1v: 7. 7P4r: 8. 7Q3v: 6. 7Q4v: 7. 7R4v: 7. 7S1v: *. 7S3r: 8. 7T4r: 8. 7U1v: 8. 7U2v: 6. 7X1v: 1. 7X4v: 6.7Y2r: 7.
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Subject:
Gardening
Kitchen gardens.
Greenhouse gardening.
Frames and pits.
Hot beds.
Hot houses.
Classification system: Linnaeus.
18th century.
Great Britain.
Dictionaries
Additional author(s):
Abercrombie, John
(1726-1806).
Additional corporate author(s):
T. Cadell Junr. and W. Davies (London, England)
G.G. and J. Robinson (London, England)
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Rare Books Room shelf 66
London copy: bound in quarter linen with grey paper over boards; spine title stamped and inked: UNIVERSAL / GARDENER / - /MAWE; belted Lindley Library device and date 1797 stamped and inked at base of spine; old Lindley Library label 43.2C15b. - Wisley copy: bound in contemporary quarter millboard with blue paper over boards. Spine largely perished: no spine title.
Condition noted; 20080130. Wisley copy: boards detached, prelims loose. Spine largely perished. Stitching loosening throughout.
Condition noted; 20170113. Wisley copy. Gatherings up to C detaching at base. Entire text block split at T4, book now in two pieces. Final leaf detached, but held in place by the previous leaf folded over at top. Gathering 4C in process of detaching, held by third set of kettle stitches only. Several groups of leaves unopened in latter part of volume. Poor.
Condition noted; 2014. London copy. Good.
rmf/13.2.1995. Redone DL/6.2.98, rev BE 16.9.2008
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