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Gardening and Botany:18th Century

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LE JARDINIER FLEURISTE, OU LA CULTURE UNIVERSELLE DES FLEURS, ARBRES, ARBUSTES, ARBRISSEAUX SERVANT A L'EMBELLIS. DES JARDINS  contenant plusieurs Parterres sur des desseins nouveaux, Bosquets, Boulingrins, Salles, Salons & autres Ornements de Jardin, Liger, Louis
1 Liger, Louis LE JARDINIER FLEURISTE, OU LA CULTURE UNIVERSELLE DES FLEURS, ARBRES, ARBUSTES, ARBRISSEAUX SERVANT A L'EMBELLIS. DES JARDINS contenant plusieurs Parterres sur des desseins nouveaux, Bosquets, Boulingrins, Salles, Salons & autres Ornements de Jardin
Paris Saugrain, Fils 1768 Hardcover Very Good 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
xii, 422 pages; Clean and secure in modern binding of patterned boards with a printed title bael at spine. Illustrated by fourteen folding engraved plates. ... avec la manière de rechercher les Eaux, de les conduire dans les Jardins, & une instruction sur les Bassins ; Ouvrages où tous les curieux trouveront de quoi s'amuser agréablement. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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SYSTEME SEXUEL DES VEGETAUX, SUIVANT LES CLASSES, LES ORDRES, LES GENRES ETLES EPECES, AVEC LES CARACTERES ET LES DIFFERENCES, Linnaeus, C.
2 Linnaeus, C. SYSTEME SEXUEL DES VEGETAUX, SUIVANT LES CLASSES, LES ORDRES, LES GENRES ETLES EPECES, AVEC LES CARACTERES ET LES DIFFERENCES
Paris Chez Ronveau An VI 1798 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good 8vo 
(4), 789 pages; Clean and secure in contemporary calf-backed boards, spine repaired. The last leaf implies a second volume, which was to be a dictionary of terms -- but not seen by Soulsby, BMC Linnaeus cat. OCLC: 9304229 Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778) called Carolus Linnæus in Latin, was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, who rationalized the modern system of botanical taxonomy called binomial nomenclature. He was educated primarily at Uppsala University and began lecturing in botany there in 1730. Between 1735 and 1738, he lived in the Netherlands where he published a first version of his Systema Naturae (a twelve page work). Returning to Sweden, he became professor of medicine and botany at Uppsala and continued to work on his botanical researches throughout his life. By 1758 Linnaeus had classified 4,400 species of animals and 7,700 species of plants. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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LA PRACTIQUE DU JARDINAGE ouvrage rédigé après sa mort sur ses mémoires par M. D***  Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée, augmentée, & ornée de figures en tailledouce, Schabol, Abbe Roger
3 Schabol, Abbe Roger LA PRACTIQUE DU JARDINAGE ouvrage rédigé après sa mort sur ses mémoires par M. D*** Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée, augmentée, & ornée de figures en tailledouce
Lyon Robert & Gaulthier 1797 Hardcover Very Good 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
414; 404 pages; Contemporary sheep-backed boards. Illustrated with folding plates. OCLC: 23642232 Tome I: Illustrated with a frontispiece and 9 folding engraved plates. Tome II: 5 folding engraved plates. Contents include: Le pêcher et les autres arbres (4 parties, les 3 premières occupant le 1° volume); Traité de la plaie des arbres; Traité de la culture des Orangers; Traité des choux-fleurs; Traité des cardons d'Espagne; Traité des melons; Traité des couches à champignons; Traité des fraisiers; Traité de la culture de la vigne; Traité de la multiplication des végétaux; Manuel du jardinier. Table des matieres. Lengthy treatise on the cultivation of Peach trees with additional sections on other fruits and vegetables including orange trees, strawberries, mushrooms, melons, cauliflower, and a large section on cultivating vines and vineyards (65pp). Roger Schabol was born in Paris in 1690; he studied at the Sorbonne, then joined the Jansenists. Cardinal de Noailles became his mentor guiding him through his clerical career to become the director of schools of the parish of Saint-Laurent. When Cardinal de Noailles died in 1729, Father Schabol devoted himself to his lifelong passion for gardening. Having read the works of the Quintinye and others, Schabol practiced on his father's country house in Sarcelles, north of Paris. At some point, Schabol became acquainted with the gardeners of Montreuil, who specialized in the cultivation of peaches, which led him to write an article on peach tree cultivation published in March 1755 in le Journal Economique. His continuing interest in fruit trees and other plants, leading to his experimentation with improved techniques to espalier and prune them. Schabol reputation as a skilled gardener spread, gaining him entree to wealthy circles in Paris and her environs. Even the King granted him an interview in 1762 and engaged Schabol to tend the gardens of the royal residence at Choisy, southeast of Paris. This book presents some of his extensive knowledge, both theoretical and practical gathered over fifty years of gardening. He had hoped to expand upon it, but he died in Paris in 1768. ; 
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