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[LORRAIN DE VALLEMONT (Pierre)]. Curiosities of Nature and Art in Husbandry and Gardening. Containing several new experiments in the Improvement of Land, Trees, Fruits, &c. And also nice and useful Observations relating to the Vegetation and Propagation of Plants; with choice Secrets to make Plants, Flowers and Fruits larger, more beautiful, and to ripen earlier than usual. With several copper cuts.1707

London: Printed for D. Brown, First English edition, 8vo, [16], 352pp., engraved frontispiece, [16], 352pp., 12 engraved plates, text browned and spotted throughout, light stain to fore-edge, nineteenth-century red half morocco, rear cover crudely reattached, upper cover detached. A translation of 'Curiositez de la nature' 1705, by P. Le Lorrain de Vallement. Henrey, British botanical and horticultural literature before 1800, 588.

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