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Pomona, or, The fruit-garden illustrated : containing sure methods for improving all the best kinds of fruits now extant in England. Calculated from great variety of experiments made in all kinds of soils and aspects. Wherein the manner of raising young stocks, grafting, inoculating, planting, &c. are clearly and fully demonstrated ... Likewise several practical observations on the imbibing power and perspirations of fruit-trees; the several effects of heat and moisture tending to the growth and maturity of fruits. To which is added, a curious account of the most valuable cyder-fruits of Devonshire. The whole illustrated with above three hundred drawings of the several fruits, curiously engraven on seventy-nine large folio plates / By Batty Langley ...

Pomona, or, The fruit-garden illustrated : containing sure methods for improving all the best kinds of fruits now extant in England. Calculated from great variety of experiments made in all kinds of soils and aspects. Wherein the manner of raising young stocks, grafting, inoculating, planting, &c. are clearly and fully demonstrated ... Likewise several practical observations on the imbibing power and perspirations of fruit-trees; the several effects of heat and moisture tending to the growth and maturity of fruits. To which is added, a curious account of the most valuable cyder-fruits of Devonshire. The whole illustrated with above three hundred drawings of the several fruits, curiously engraven on seventy-nine large folio plates / By Batty Langley ...

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Pomona.
Creator: Langley, Batty, 1696-1751
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Date: 1729 [i.e. 1728]
Publisher: G. Strahan [etc.]
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BEIN: imperfect: some plates bled.
Published in Oct. 1728. Cf. ESTC.
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xviii, 150 p., LXXVIIII leaves of plates : ill. ; 39 cm.
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