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Pleasure, with the right ordering of all delectable and rare flowers, and fine roots; as the like hath not been heretofore published by any. Likewise here is set forth divers knots for the leautifying of any garden for delight. Lastly, here is set down the physical benefit of each herbe, with the commodities of the waters distilled out of them, for the use and benefit of all. Collected from the best approved authors, besides forty years experience in the art of gardning. By D. M. and now newly corrected and enlarged. London. Printed by Jane Bell, and are to be sold at the east end of Christ-Church, 1652. Small Quarto.
Art. 4. The Dutch Gardener: or the compleat Florist : sontaining the most successful method of cultivating all sorts of flowers; the planting, dressing, and pruning of all manner of fruit trees. Together with a particular account of the nursing of lemon and orange trees in Northern climates. Written in Dutch by Henry Van Oosten, the Leyden Gardener. Translated into English. The Second Edition, with great amendments. London. Printed for D. Midwinter, at the Three Crowns in St. Paul's Church Yard. 1711. 8vo.
Art. 5. The Practical Planter ; plain and full instruc. tions to raise all sorts of fruit-trees, that prosper in England; in that method and order, that every thing must be done in, to give all the advantage, may be, to every tree as it is rising from its seed, till it comes to its full growth, & c. and also the best directions are given for making liquors of several sorts of fruit. The Second Edition revised and enlarged in many places : together with an addition of two entire chapters of Greens and Green-houses. By the author, T. Langford, Gent. London, Printed for Richard Chiswell at the Rose and Crown in St. Paul's Church Yard, 1696. 8voDedisated to his Honoured Master, Sir Samuel Grimston, Bart.
The merit of this volume is confirmed by the following suffrage of Mr. Evelin.
"MR. CATSWELL. d I have read the Treatise of Fruit-Trees, &c. which yoti lately put into my hand, and find the entire mystery so generously discovered from its very rudiments, to its full perfection; that (with the ingenious and experienced author) as I know of nothing extant which exceeds it, so nor I of any thing which needs be added to it. The gentleman will, by this free communication, much oblige the whole nation, and therefore needs not the suffrage of “ Your humble Servant,
Art. 5. The Country-man's Recreation, or the Art of Planting, Graffing, and Gardening, in Three Bookes : (the last of which is entitlec.) The expert Gardener: 07, a Treatise containing certaine necessary, secret, and ordinary knowledges in Grafting and Gardening: with divers proper new plots for the Garden. Also sundry expert directions to know the time and season when to sow and replant all manner of seeds. With divers remedies to destroy snails, canker-wormes, moths, garden flees, earth-wormes, moles, and other vermine. Faithfully collected out of sundry Dutch and French authors. London. Printed by Richard Herne, 1640. Small Quarto.
Art 6. The Country-M"n's new art of Planting and GrafIng: directing the test way to make any ground good for a rich orchard. With the manner how to plant and graffe all sorts of trees, to set and sow curnels; as also the remedies and medicines concerning the same.
With divers other new experiments. Practised by Leonard Mascall. Published by authority, (with wood cuts.) London. Printed by J. Bell, end are to be sold by Jolin Wright, at the King's Head it she Old Bailey, 1651. Small Quarto:
LIST OP AUTHORS ON HUSBANDRY.
Art. 7. New Directions of Experience authorized by the King's most excellent Maiestie, as may appeare, for the planting of timber and fire-wood. With a neere estimation * wha: millions of acres the kingdome doth containe ; what acres is waste ground, whereon little profite for this purpose will arise. Wirich wasle being deducted, the remaine is twenty foure millions ; forth of which millions, if two hundred and forty thousand acres l'ee planted and preserued according to the directions following, which is but thè hundred part of the twenty foure millions, there may be as much timber raised, as will maintaine the kingdome for all vses for euer. And how as great store of fire-wood may be raised, forth of hedges, as may plentifully mainetaine the kingdome for all purposes, without losse of ground; so as within thirty yeares all spring-woods may bee conuerted to tillage and pasture. By Arthur Standish, 1614. Small 4to.
Art. 8. (1.) Invention of Engines of Motion, lately brought to perfection. Whereby may be dispatched any work now done in England or elsewhere (especially works that require strength and swiftness) either by wind, water, - cattel, or men. And that with letter accommodation, and more profit then by any thing hitherto known and used. (By Sam. Hartlib.) London. Printed by I. C. for Richard Woodnoth-next door to the Golden Heart, in LeadenhallStreet, 1651. Small 4to.
(2.) The Reformed Husland-Man; or a brief Treatise of the errors, defects, and inconvenience of our English Huse landry, in ploughing and sowing for Curn; with the reasons
and general remedies, and a large yet faithful offer or undertaking for the benefit of them that will joyn in this good and publick work. Imparted some years ago to Mr. Samuel Hartlib, and now by him re-imparted to all ingenuous Englishmen, that are wiling to advance the prosperity, wealth, and plenty of their native countrey.
“Doth the ploughman plough all day to sowe? Doth he open and break the clods of his ground?
For his God doth instruct him to discretion, and doth teach him." Esay, c. 28. v. 24, 36.
London. Printed for J. C. 1661. Small 4to.
(3.) An Essay for advancement of Husbandry Learning : or propositions for the erecting a Colledge of Husbandry: and in order thereunto, for the taking in of pupills or apprentices. And also friends or fellowes of the same colledge or society. (S. Hartlib.) Small 4to. London. Printed by Henry Hills, 1651.
Art. 9. Common Good : or the Improvement of Commons, Forests, and Chases, by Inclosure. Wherein the advantage of the poor, the common plenty of all, and the increase and preservation of timber, with other things of common concernment are considered. By S. T. (Silvanus Taylor.) London. Printed for Francis Tyton, and are to be sold at his shop at the sign of the Three Daggers near the Middle Temple Gate, 1652. Small 4to. Dedicated to the Parliament of England.
(To be continued.]
ART. XIX. Supplemental List of Deaths.
Containing names omitted, together with those, of less note,
and authors of single sermons, or pamphlets, who died in the ten years immediately preceding the commencement of this work; and of whom a more particular account may be found in that very valuable treasure of biographical information, the Obituary of the Gent. Magazine, to which this List will serve as a reference,
Jan 17. John Egerton, Bookseller
author of some fugitive pieces of a decline in
Kent, æt 68
Rogers Jortin, Esq.