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Late bulbiferous Lilly et al-1757 : John Hill

Late bulbiferous Lilly et al-1757 : John Hill

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1. Late bulbiferous Lilly, 2. Scarlet Muntingia, 3. Narrow leav'd Othonna, 4. Oval leav'd Cordia, 5. Late Pomponian Martagon, 6. Broad leav'd Star Hyacinth

Condition: Very Good - age toning, light foxing.

16 x 10 paper, matted 23 ¾  x 18

A detailed work by John Hill, who was the first author to introduce the Linnaean taxonomic system to England, depicts newly imported plants from America and Asia. It served as a guide for florists, merchants, and gardeners.

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From Eden: or, A Complete Body of Gardening by John Hill, London, dated 1757. Containing plain and familiar directions for raising the several useful products of a garden, fruits, roots, and herbage; From the practice of the most successful gardeners and the result of a long experience. Together with the culture of all kinds of flowers, according to the methods of the English, French and Dutch florists. With figures and descriptions of the flowers and plants proper for a garden.
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