Le Jardinier François. Qui Enseigne a Cultiver les Arbres, & Herbes Potageres: Avec la maniere de conserver les Fruits, & faire toutes sortes de Confitures, Conserves, & Massepans. Nicolas de Bonnefons.
Le Jardinier François. Qui Enseigne a Cultiver les Arbres, & Herbes Potageres: Avec la maniere de conserver les Fruits, & faire toutes sortes de Confitures, Conserves, & Massepans

Le Jardinier François. Qui Enseigne a Cultiver les Arbres, & Herbes Potageres: Avec la maniere de conserver les Fruits, & faire toutes sortes de Confitures, Conserves, & Massepans

Paris: Raphael Smith, 1679.

Later Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Item #CAT000292
ISBN: NoISBN

Contemporary sheep, worn, joints cracked, chipping to spine. Lacking front endpaper, neat early notes to rear endpaper, otherwise clean internally. (12), 383, (7), 4 pages of ads; without the 3 plates that earlier Paris editions had.

Styled the derniere edition, though it was printed well into the 18th century, Bonnefons's little book was enormously influential and well traveled as a result of being "borrowed" by Louis Liger and John Evelyn for their well received and much reprinted editions. Jams and preserves and an impressive list of fruits that could be grown in France. Size: 8vo (octavo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Cooking, Wine & Dining. Inventory No: CAT000292.

Price: $350.00