The gardeners labyrinth containing a discourse of the gardeners life, in the yearly trauels to be bestovved on his plot of earth, for the vse of a garden: with instructions for the choise of seedes, apte times for sowing, setting, planting, [and] watering, and the vessels and instruments seruing to that vse and purpose: wherein are set forth diuers herbers, knottes and mazes, cunningly handled for the beautifying of gardens. Also the physike benefit of eche herbe, plant, and floure, with the vertues of the distilled waters of euery of them, as by the sequele may further appeare. Gathered out of the best approued writers of gardening, husbandrie, and physicke: by Dydymus Mountaine.

Title

The gardeners labyrinth containing a discourse of the gardeners life, in the yearly trauels to be bestovved on his plot of earth, for the vse of a garden: with instructions for the choise of seedes, apte times for sowing, setting, planting, [and] watering, and the vessels and instruments seruing to that vse and purpose: wherein are set forth diuers herbers, knottes and mazes, cunningly handled for the beautifying of gardens. Also the physike benefit of eche herbe, plant, and floure, with the vertues of the distilled waters of euery of them, as by the sequele may further appeare. Gathered out of the best approued writers of gardening, husbandrie, and physicke: by Dydymus Mountaine.

Author

Hill, Thomas, b. ca. 1528.

Dethick, Henry, 1545 or 6-1613.

Date

1577

Place of Publication

London

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Languages

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Editorial Practice

Dydymus Mountaine = Thomas Hill. Editor's dedication signed: Henry Dethicke. The second part has separate divisional title page and pagination; register is continuous. Includes index. At the end of the first part is an unsigned quire, printed on one forme only, with cuts of knots and mazes--STC. Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library.

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Identifiers
  • OTA: A03364
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A03364
  • DLPS: A03364
  • STC: STC 13485
  • STC: ESTC S118782
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99853989
  • PROQUEST: 99853989
  • VID: 19394