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Author: [Vallemont, le Lorraine de.]
Title: Curiosities of Nature and Art in Husbandry and Gardening.
Price: 503.00 including postage and packing within the UK. Overseas postage extra.
Edition: 1st Edition.
Publishers: London, printed for D.Brown etc 1707
Hardcover no dust-wrapper.
Description: 1st English ed. 19.0 x 11.2 cms. Frontis and 12 engraved plates. Pp. [16], 352. Contemporary calf, red label with gilt lettering. Extremities rubbed, some leather torn off lower board, hinges beginning to split but stitching secure, section neatly cut off first blank, register on pp100-1 poor, small indentation of some pages, some foxing. [Henrey at 588 records 6 copies the one at Kew having an additional titlepage. She does not venture to attribute authorship of this translation but mentions that some authorities, including Macdonald, consider William Fleetwood to be the translator while other writers (Arber and Watt) give the credit to an Arthur Young (not the noted agriculturalist)].
Book Reference: 8558


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