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

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ISBN-10: 0554720604

ISBN-13: 9780554720609

Edition: 2008

Authors: William Cobbett

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"William Cobbett's 1819 work was designed to foster an understanding of the art and practice of gardening in America. Best known for his hugely popular book ""Cottage Economy,"" this volume further showcases Cobbett's ideas on self-reliance and family strength through agriculture."
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List price: $28.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Bibliobazaar
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 133
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.