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Golden perennial Moth Mullein et al: Hill 1757

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  • Title: Golden perennial Moth Mullein et al
  • Author: John Hill
  • Date: 1757
  • Medium: Copperplate engraving
  • Condition: Very Good - light age toning, minor paper loss in margins, crease in lefthand margin
  • Inches: 17.5 x 11 [Paper]
  • Centimeters: 44.5 x 28 [Paper]
  • Product ID: 306042

1. Golden perennial Moth Mullein

2. Double Trachelium

3. Nettle leav'd Siberian Phlomis

4. Various flower'd Coronilla

5. Purple centered Rudbeckia

6. Flat leav'd Golden Sedum

Eden: or, A Complete Body of Gardening by John Hill, London, dated 1757. Containing plain and familiar directions for raising the several useful products of a garden, fruits, roots, and herbage; From the practice of the most successful gardeners and the result of a long experience. Together with the culture of all kinds of flowers, according to the methods of the English, French and Dutch florists. With figures and descriptions of the flowers and plants proper for a garden.

This detailed, charming, and whimsical work by John Hill, the first author to introduce the Linnaean taxonomic system to England, depicts newly imported plants from America and Asia. It served as a guide for florists, merchants and gardeners.