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The Dutch Florist: or, True Method of managing all sorts of Flowers with bulbous roots ... translated from the original. Nicholas VAN KAMPEN, florists Son.
The Dutch Florist: or, True Method of managing all sorts of Flowers with bulbous roots ... translated from the original

The Dutch Florist: or, True Method of managing all sorts of Flowers with bulbous roots ... translated from the original

Newcastle upon Tyne: Isaac Thompson, 1763. 8vo. (6 1/2 x 4 inches). [8], 95, [1], 7, [1]pp.

Expertly bound to style in half eighteenth century russia and period marbled paper covered boards

Rare first edition in English of a manual on growing hyacinth, tulips and ranunculus, by a noted Dutch florist.

Translated from the original in French, "Trait des fleurs à oignons" (Harlem:1760) by Robert Harrison. "Appended to The Dutch florist is a translation of an unknown work (pp. 7), entitled The monthly catalogue" (Henrey). The work was reissued with a cancel title in London the same year, and a second edition followed in 1764. Scarce.

ESTC T92142; Henrey III:888; Johnston 464.

Item #30727

Price: $1,750.00

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