AN ECLECTIC LIBRARY.

Gardening.

An Encyclopaedia of Gardening; containing the theory and practice of horticulture, floriculture, arboriculture, and landscape-gardening, including all the latest improvements; a general history of gardening in all countries; and a statistical view of its present state, with suggestions for its future progress, in the British Isles. By. J. C. Loudon, F.L.S. H.S. &c. Illustrated with many hundred engravings on wood by Branston. Third edition. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825. —More than a thousand large pages of small type, with many illustrations of gardening tools and constructions.
Another copy.

Hints on Ornamental Gardening: consisting of a series of designs for garden buildings, useful and decorative gates, fences, railroads, &c. Accompanied by observations on the principles and theory of rural improvement, interspersed with occasional remarks on rural architecture. By John Buonarotti Papworth. London: H. Ackermann, 1823. —A short book (a little more than a hundred pages) with fine colored engravings.

The New-York Gardener, or, Twelve letters, from a farmer to his son, in which he describes the method of laying out and managing the kitchen-garden. By P. Agricola. Albany: Daniel Steele & Son, 1824. —One letter for each month of the year.

The Improved Gardener; or, the practice of gardening, in all its branches, for the twelve months in the year. To which is added, a great variety of useful receipts. London, [1825]. —A forty-page booklet describing what is to be done in the garden month by month.

The Botanic Garden; consisting of highly finished representations of hardy ornamental flowering plants, cultivated in Great Britain; with their names, classes, orders, history, qualities, culture, and physiological observations. By B. Maund, F.L.S. London: Simpkin and Marshall; Sherwood and Co. —Beautiful colored engravings, well scanned.

Vol. I, no date.

Vol. II, 1827-8.

Vol. III, 1829-30.

Vol. IV, 1831-2.

Vol. V, 1834-5.

Vol. VI, 1835-6.

Vol. VII, no date.

Vol. VIII, no date.

Vol. IX, no date.