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Pomona, or, The fruit-garden illustrated : containing sure methods for improving all the best kinds of fruits now extant in England : calculated from great variety of experiments made in all kinds of soils and aspects : wherein the manner of raising young stocks, grafting, inoculating, planting, &c. are clearly and fully demonstrated : with directions I. for pruning ... II. For nailing ... III. For preserving ... IV. Rules for the thinnning ... V. For preserving ... VI. To give them their true taste and colour ... : likewise several practical observations on the imbibing power and perspirations of fruit-trees, the several effects of heat and moisture tending to the growth and maturity of fruits : to which is added, a curious account of the most valuable cyder-fruits of Devonshire : the whole illustrated with above three hundred drawings of the several fruits, curiously engraven on seventy-nine large folio plates Preview this item
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Pomona, or, The fruit-garden illustrated : containing sure methods for improving all the best kinds of fruits now extant in England : calculated from great variety of experiments made in all kinds of soils and aspects : wherein the manner of raising young stocks, grafting, inoculating, planting, &c. are clearly and fully demonstrated : with directions I. for pruning ... II. For nailing ... III. For preserving ... IV. Rules for the thinnning ... V. For preserving ... VI. To give them their true taste and colour ... : likewise several practical observations on the imbibing power and perspirations of fruit-trees, the several effects of heat and moisture tending to the growth and maturity of fruits : to which is added, a curious account of the most valuable cyder-fruits of Devonshire : the whole illustrated with above three hundred drawings of the several fruits, curiously engraven on seventy-nine large folio plates

Author: Batty LangleyJohn Van der GuchtThomas BowlesW H TomsJ CarwithamAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed for G. Strahan in Cornhill; R. Gosling, W. Mears, F. Clay, D. Browne, B. Motte, and L. Gilliver, near Temple-Bar; J. Stagg in Westminster-Hall; J. Osborn, at Gray's-Inn Gate; and C. Davis in Pater-Noster-Row, M. DCC. XXIX. [1729] [i.e. 1728?]
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Genre/Form: Early works
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Early works to 1800
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Batty Langley; John Van der Gucht; Thomas Bowles; W H Toms; J Carwitham; Hugh Stafford
OCLC Number: 7930092
Notes: 'Pomona' was published in October 1728 - cf. Henrey. Hunt gives date as 1729.
There are LXXVIIII figures on 68 plates - cf. Henrey.
"A curious account of the most valuable cyder-fruits of Devonshire" by Hugh Stafford, pp. 135-150.
Plates signed "B. Langley delin.", with numerous engravers, including J. Van der Gucht, T. Bowles, Toms, I. Carwitham, Jams. Smith, and B. Cole.
Title page in red and black ink.
Includes indexes.
Description: xviii, 150 p., [68] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 41 cm. (folio)
Other Titles: Pomona
Fruit-garden illustrated
Responsibility: by Batty Langley ...

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