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American Gardener A Treatise on the Situation, Soil and Laying Out of Gardens

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ISBN-10: 054818903X

ISBN-13: 9780548189030

Edition: N/A

Authors: William Cobbett

List price: $41.95
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Out of print since 1856, The American Gardener is perhaps the very first work of American gardening literature. Filled with practical advice memorably imparted with Cobbett's gift for the indelible phrase, it discusses all aspects of gardening, with special attention to those plants newly successful in America.
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Book details

List price: $41.95
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 230
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

William Cobbett, born in Surrey in 1762, was the most prolific muck-raking journalist of his age and the publisher ofThe Political Register, the main newspaper of the working class in early-nineteenth-century England. He died in 1835. Michael Pollanis the author of theNew York TimesbestsellerThe Botany of Desire(available from Random House Trade Paperbacks) andSecond Nature, named one of the best gardening books of the twentieth century by the American Horticultural Society. He is a contributing editor toHarper’s magazine and a contributing writer atThe New York Times Magazine.