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engines useful in this profession. To which is added, Kalendarium rusticum, or, the husbandmans monethly directions. Also, the prognosticks of dearth, scarcity, plenty, sickness, heat, cold, frost, snow, windes, rain, hail, thunder, &c. and Dictionarium rusticum : or, the interpretation of rustick terms. Published for the common good, by J. W. Gent. [John WorLIDGE.] The whole work being of great use and advantage to all that delight in that most noble practice.
London: 1669. Folio. Pp. 26. b. t. 278. 4.”
SYSTEMA horti-culturae : or, the art of gardening. In three books. The I. Treateth of the excellency, scituation, soil, form, walks, arbours, springs, fountains, waterworks, grotto's, statues, and other magnificent ornaments of gardens, with many necessary rules, precepts, and directions, concerning the same. The II. Treateth of all sorts of trees, planted for ornament or shade, winter greens, flower trees, and flowers, that are usually propagated or preserv’d in the gardens of the best florists, and the best ways and methods of raising, planting, and improving them. The III. Treateth of the kitchin garden, and of the great variety of plants propagated for food or for any culinary uses: together with many general and particular rules, precepts, observations, and instructions, for the making hot beds, altering and enriching any sort of garden ground, watring, cleansing, and adapting all sorts of earth to the various plants that are usually planted therein. To the great improvement of every sort of land, as well for use and profit as for ornament and delight. Illustrated with sculptures, representing the form of gardens,
according to the newest models. By J. W. Gent. [John Worlidge.] London, 1677. Octavo. Pp. 22. b. t. 285. 18."
TABLES for the four Evangelists, containing I. The harmony of the Gospels, and their general contents. II. The order and number of Christ's recorded appearances after his resurrection. III. The several passages of the Evangelists, as stated in the harmony. IV. A state of our Lord's discourses, according to the order of time. V. A state of our Lord's parables, according to the order of time. VI. A state of our Lord's miracles, according to the order of time. VII. A view of the places where our Lord sojourned ; with the distance at which, and the direction in which they did lie from Jerusalem. The whole very useful for a profitable reading, but especially for a proper