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Abercrombie, John 1726-1806

Overview
Works: 89 works in 688 publications in 3 languages and 6,226 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Calendars  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer
Classifications: AC4, 580.3
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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 ... by Thomas Mawe ... John Abercrombie ... and other gardeners by John Abercrombie( )

188 editions published between 1707 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,245 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
The universal gardener and botanist or, a general dictionary of gardening and botany. Exhibiting in Botanical Arrangement, according to the Linnaean System, The various Genera and Species of Plants, Trees, Shrubs, Flowers, and Fruits, that merit Culture for Use, Ornament and Variety, in the different Departments of Gardening, Plantations, Shrubberies, Nursery, Green-House, Hot-House or Stove, Forcing-House, Hot-Walls, and Hot-Beds: describing the Botanic Classes, Orders, and Characters of the Genera, with General and Specific Descriptions of the Species of each Genus; their respective and general Uses, different Methods of Propagation, and General Culture, in their several Departments. Comprising accurate Directions, according to real Practice, for the Management of the Kitchen-Garden, Fruit-Garden, Pleasure-Ground, Flower-Garden, Nursery, Plantations, Green-House, Hot-House, or Stove, Hot-Beds, Forcing-Frames, Hot-Walls, and Forcing in general. Describing the General Plans and Formation of the several Gardening Districts and Departments, as above; with distinct Arrangements, and general Descriptions of the various tribes of Plants, Trees, Flowers, and Fruits, adapted to each different Department; and Explanations of the proper Situations, Exposures, Soils, Manures, Composts, various Garden Materials, and principal Utensils; together with full Directions for performing all the Practical Operations of Gardening in general, both in the various Methods of Propagation and Culture of the numerous Plants, and in the Management of every Garden District, and the various relative Plantations. By Thomas Mawe and John Abercrombie by John Abercrombie( )

40 editions published between 1778 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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( )

27 editions published between 1797 and 2005 in English and held by 301 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( )

36 editions published between 1767 and 1848 in English and Undetermined and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British fruit-gardener and art of pruning: ... By John Abercombie; by John Abercrombie( )

37 editions published between 1779 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gardener's pocket dictionary or, a systematic arrangement of trees, shrubs, herbs, flowers, and fruits ; agreeable to the Linnæan method: ... By John Abercrombie by John Abercrombie( )

13 editions published in 1786 in English and held by 158 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 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 bicnnials, 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 to Tottenham-court, Middlesex.) and other gardeners by John Abercrombie( )

2 editions published in 1793 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete kitchen gardener, and hot bed forcer; with the thorough practical management of hot-houses, fire-walls and forcing-houses ... By John Abercrombie by John Abercrombie( )

11 editions published between 1789 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete wall-tree pruner or Principles of Pruning and Training all sorts of Wall Fruit Trees, and Espaliers, In the most Improved Degree of Perfection and Fruitfulness ; Systematically Explained by a New Scientific Plan, never before attempted. Comprehending The Completest Practical Directions for performing all the different Operations of Pruning and Training all Sorts of Wall Trees and Espaliers, in the most successful Manner, according to their different Modes of Bearing, and in their several Stages of Growth, from the earliest State of Training to their utmost Maturity, and latest Duration, whereby to have them always Prosperous, Beautiful, and abundantly Fruitful. Consisting of Common Wall Trees, Half Standard Wall Trees, High Standard Wall Trees, Espalier Trees, &c. comprehensively explaining the respective Orders of Training, different Modes of Bearing, several Sorts of Bearers, various Kinds of Branches and Shoots, Fruit Buds, Fruit Spurs, and all other Parts of the Trees in their different Ways and Habits of Growth, describing accordingly the peculiar and most effectual Methods of Pruning, both for occasional and general Practice. With full Explanations of the whole Process and true Principles of First Pruning and Training, General Pruning, Summer Pruning, and Winter Pruning. The Whole being Systematically displayed, according to an eligible New Plan, is peculiarly calculated to render all the different Operations of Pruning easily comprehended, and successfully practised, that every one may prune his Wall Trees, &c. with the utmost Facility, and Certainty of having them in the highest State of Perfection, and Bearing ; the Fruit large, fair, and of superior Quality. Also, A Complete Register of all the different Species and respective Varieties of the best Fruits, with their Times of ripening, &c. By John Abercrombie, (oxford Street (319.) London.) Author of Every Man His Own Gardener, The British Fruit Gardener, and other Works no Gardening by John Abercrombie( )

1 edition published in 1783 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Abercrombie, J. 1726-1806

John Abercrombie

Languages
English (539)

German (4)

Irish (1)

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