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Abercrombie, John 1726-1806

Overview
Works: 115 works in 691 publications in 2 languages and 6,668 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Calendars  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer
Classifications: SB97, 635.18
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Most widely held works about John Abercrombie
 
Most widely held works by John Abercrombie
Every man his own gardener : Being a new, and much more complete gardener's kalendar than any one hitherto published. ... In this edition particular directions are given with respect to soil and situation; ... By Thomas Mawe, ... and other gardeners by John Abercrombie( Book )

128 editions published between 1707 and 1967 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very detailed, month by month description of all activities necessary for the maintenance of a garden. It also includes an alphabetical listing of kitchen-garden plants, fruit trees, ornamental shrubs, and perennials and biennial flower plants
Every man his own gardener : being a new and much more complete gardener's calendar ... than any one hitherto published. ... By Thomas Mawe, ... and John Abercrombie by John Abercrombie( Book )

45 editions published between 1797 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every man his own gardener : being a new and much more complete gardener's calendar and general directory than any one hitherto published ... by John Abercrombie( )

16 editions published between 1767 and 1848 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The universal gardener and botanist : or, a general dictionary of gardening and botany ... By Thomas Mawe and John Abercrombie by John Abercrombie( )

23 editions published between 1778 and 2005 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gardeners daily assistant : in the modern practice of English gardening, for every month in the year, on an entire new plan. By John Abercrombie by John Abercrombie( )

15 editions published between 1786 and 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gardeners pocket journal and annual register; in a concise monthly display of all the practical works of general gardening throughout the year by John Abercrombie( Book )

7 editions published between 1789 and 1794 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every man his own gardener : being a new and much more complete gardener's calendar, and general director, than any one hitherto published ... by John Abercrombie( Book )

4 editions published in 1797 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every man his own gardener : being a new, and much more complete gardener's kalendar, and general director, than any one hitherto published ... by John Abercrombie( Book )

3 editions published in 1793 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every man his own gardener. : Being a new and much more complete gardener's kalendar, and general director, than any one hitherto published. Containing, not only an account of what work is necessary to be done in the kitchen and fruit garden, pleasure ground, flower garden and shrubbery ; nursery, green-house, and hot-house, for every month in the year, but also ample practical directions for performing the said work, according to the newest and most approved methods now in practice among the best gardeners. With complete practical directions for forcing all kinds of choice plants, flowers, and fruits, to early perfection, in hot-beds, hot-houses, hot-walls, forcing-frames, forcing-houses, vineries, &c. Also particular directions relative to soil and situation, adapted to the different sorts of plants and trees, &c. And to the whole are added, complete and useful lists of kitchen garden plants, fruit trees, forest trees, flowering shrubs, evergreens, annual, biennial, and perennial fibrous-rooted flowers, bulbous and teberous-rooted flowers, green-house, and hot-house plants ; proper for cultivation in the English gardens and plantations, &c. &c. And to which, in this edition, are added, additional systematic general catalogues of hardy herbaceous perennials and biennials, and of hot-house plants (not in any former edition) with general explanations of their nature and culture. by John Abercrombie( Book )

3 editions published in 1791 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Every man his own gardener Being a new, and much more complete gardener's kalendar, and General Director, than any one hitherto published. Containing, Not only an Account of what Work is necessary to be done in the Kitchen and Fruit Garden, Pleasure Ground, Flower Garden and Shrubbery; Nursery, Green-House, and Hot-House for every Month in the Year, but also ample practical Directions for performing the said Work, according to the newest and most approved Methods now in Practice among the best Gardeners. With complete practical Directions for Forcing all Kinds of choice Plants, Flowers and Fruits, to early Perfection, in Hot-Beds, Hot-Houses, Hot-Walls, Forcing-Frames, Forcing-Houses, Vineries, &c. Also particular Directions relative to Soil and Situation, adapted to the different Sorts of Plants and Trees, &c. And to the Whole are added, complete and useful Lists of Kitchen Garden Plants, Fruit Trees, Forest Trees, Flowering Shrubs, Evergreens, Annual, Biennial, and Perennial Fibrous-Rooted Flowers, Bulbous and Tuberous-Rooted Flowers, Green-House, and Hot-House Plants, Proper for Cultivation in the English Gardens and Plantations, &c. &c. And, to which, in this Edition, are added, additional Systematic General Catalogues of Hardy Herbaceous Perennials and Biennials, and of Hot-House Plants (not in any former Edition) with general Explanations of their Nature and Culture. By Thomas Mawe, (gardener to his grace the Duke of Leeds) John Abercrombie, Gardener, Newington, Surry; (formerly of Tottenham-Court, Middlesex,) and other gardeners Corrected, and greatly Enlarged, with considerable material new Additions, and wholly new improved in the most copious and general Manner in every Department of the Work, rendering it much superior, and more universally Instructive than any former Edition by John Abercrombie( )

4 editions published between 1787 and 1788 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The garden mushroom : its nature and cultivation : a treatise exhibiting full and plain directions, for producing this desireable plant in perfection and plenty, according to the true successful practice of the London gardeners
Alternative Names
Abercrombie, J. 1726-1806

John Abercrombie

John Abercrombie Brits tuinder (1726-1806)

Аберкромби, Джон шотландский садовод и агроном

جون أباركرومبي

Languages
English (373)

German (6)

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