The Family Kitchen Gardener


The Family Kitchen Gardener

BUIST, Robert

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Title continues: "Containg Plain and Accurate Descriptions of all the Different Species and Varieties of Culinary Vegetables; With Their Botanical, English, French, and German Names, Alphabetically Arranged, and the Best Mode of cultivating Them, in the Garden or Under Glass; With a Description of Implements and Medicinal Herbs in Gerneral Use. Also, Descriptions and Characters of the Most Select Fruits, Their Management, Propagation, Etc. Illustrated with Twenty-Five Engravings." Plain and accurate descriptions of all the different species and varieties of specifically American culinary vegetables, fruit, and herbs in alphabetical order. Includes the best mode of cultivating, propagating, and managing them in the garden or under glass, and a description of the best implements used in maintaining such gardens. Signed by artist Thoreau MacDonald, son of J. E. H. MacDonald.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: C. M. Saxton
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1851
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    216, [2], 11, [9] p. 20 cm. Engraved frontispiece, 25 b&w figures. Cloth hardcover with gold impressing in mylar wrap (removed for photo). Exterior stained by ink marks, both boards and text block edges. Spine ends slightly chipped, corners worn, tear in upper front hinge. Signed in pencil by Thoreau MacDonald on front free endpaper. Occasional foxing. 20 pages of publisher's advertising at rear.

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