Dezallier d'Argenville, Antoine Joseph

The theory and practice of gardening

Wherein is fully handled all that relates to fine gardens, commonly called pleasure-gardens, consisting of parterres, groves, bowling-greens, &c. Containing several plans, and general dispositions of gardens; new designs of parterres, groves, grass-plots, mazes, banqueting-rooms, galleries, portico's, and summer-houses of arbor-work; terrasses, stairs, fountains, cascades, and other ornaments, of use in the decoration and embellishment of gardens. With the manner of making the ground, forming designs suitable to the place, and putting them in execution, according to the principles of geometry. The method of setting and raising in little time, all the plants requisite in fine gardens. Also the way to find water, to convey it into gardens, and of making basons and fountains for the same. Together with remarks and general rules in all that concerns the art of gardening
By Le Sieur Alexander Le Blond. Done from the latest edition printed at Paris, by John James of Greenwich
The second edition, and a new treatise of flowers and orange-trees
The theory and practice of gardening