Every man his own gardener :
the complete gardener : being a gardener's calendar and general directory, much more complete than any one hitherto published : containing, not only an account of what work is necessary to be done in the kitchen and fruit garden, pleasure ground, flower garden, shrubbery, nursery, green-house, and hot-house, for every month in the year, but also ample practical directions for performing the said work, explaining likewise the methods of propagating and raising the different sorts of plants, flowers, trees, &c. in each department, to best perfection ... /
by Thomas Mawe ... and John Abercrombie ; enlarged and improved by R. Forsyth.
|Main Creator:||Abercrombie, John, 1726-1806.|
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London : Printed for the booksellers, 1825.
"In the first publications of this book, I having ... declined the insertion of my name in the title-page, as its author, it appeared under that of Thomas Mawe, &c. which is still retained and subjoined by my name in the several latter editions, with intimations ... of my being the real and sole author, or only writer of the book, both in the original and of all the additional improvements in every succeeding edition ... John Abercrombie."--Pref. to 20th ed., 1813.
Physical description: 658, 10 p.,  leaf of plates : 1 ill. ; 20 cm. (12mo)
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