London: Printed for Bernard Lintot, 1718.
First Edition. WITHOUT FOLDING FRONTIS., but with engraving in text at p.123. ii-vi, i-v, (vi),149, (3) pp. 1 vols. 8vo. First Edition of an Early Work on Fruit Cultivation. Full 19th century tan calf, yellow edges, a little rubbbed, a few spots to prelims, else fine. Hunt Botanical Catalogue II, 440: Raphael, An Oak Spring Pomona #19. Item #28851
John Laurence was the son of a country clergyman." His Kalender virtually replaced the parts of Evelyn's Kalendarium Hortense relating to fruit. " Raphael With instruction for each month's planting and propagation; includes a section on the use of the barometer.
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