MILLER, Philip (1691-1771)
The Gardeners Kalendar, Directing what Works are necessary to be done every month, in the Kitchen, Fruit and Pleasure Gardens, and in the Conservatory ... the Ninth Edition
London: for John and James Rivington, 1751. 8vo. xviii, 343, pp. Frontispiece engraved by J. Pine. Publisher's advert on the terminal page. Title page paper-backed.
Early calf, rebacked, endpapers renewed.
One of the earliest and most well-regarded of the gardener's "Kalendars."
This popular work by Miller, the most well known 18th century English horticulturalist before Arthur Young, first published in 1732, went through fifteen editions in the author's lifetime. This ninth edition is described on the title as having the addition of "a list of the medicinal plants, which may be gather'd in each Month for use."
Henrey 1136; ESTC T73179.