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Huic se futurum deinde deditirium.
Diabolus interea superveniens
Bona se daturum in manus promittit Patris,
Si sibi in prædam Scombris post mortem ccderet.
Acceptat ille. Mox, non invento sene,
Uterque ab illo jus, et æquum postulant,
Sed ejus una et servi illusi dolis
Uterque causa ex judicis dicto cadunt."

To this is added “ De venerabili Eucharistia ab Apibus inventa, et mirabiliter servata, de qua scribit Cæsarus, lib. 9. cap. 8. Carmen Elegiacum.” This contains 176 lines, and concludes the volume.

P. B.

Art. XV. Historical Memoires of the reigns of

Queen Elizabeth and King James. By Francis
Osborn, Esq. 1658. 8vo.

Also in his works, of which the seventh edition appeared in 1673, 8vo.

ART. XVI. The Court and character of King James,

written and taken by Sir A.W. being an eye and eare witnesse. Qui nescil dissimulare, nescit regnare. Published by authority. London. Printed by R. J. and are to be sold at the King's Head in the Old Baily 1650. Duud. pp. 197.

Again, 1651, 8vo. “ dedicated to Lady Elizabeth Sedley, to which is added 1. The Court of King Charles, continued unto these unhappy times. 2. Observations, instead of a character upon this King from his child


hood. 3. Certain Observations before Q. Elizabeth's death.”

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Art. XVII. Aulicus Coquinaria, or a Vindication in answer to Sir Anthony Weldon's Pamphlet, called The Court and Character of King James," &c. London. 1650. 8vo.

This is attributed to William Sanderson. For a full account of Weldon and Sanderson, and these two volumes, see “Memoirs of King James's Peers,"'*

pi106, &c.

Francis Osborn was born in 1558. He was descended from the Osborns of Chicksand in Bedfordshire, now represented by General Sir George Osborn, Bart. On the breaking out of the civil wars he sided with the parliament. He died Feb. 11, 1659, aged about 70.7

ART. XVIII. Bibliographical Catalogue. List of

Authors on Gardening, &c. By the Rev. J.S. Clarke.

Art. 1. The Profitable Arte of Gardening, now the third tyme set fourth: to whiche is added much necessary matter, and a number of Secrettes with the Phisick helpes belonging to eche herbe, and that easie prepared. To this annexed, two propre treatises, the one entituled The marueilous Gouernment, propertie, and benefite of the Bees, with the rare Secrets of the Honny and Ware. And the other, The Yerely Coniec. tures, meete for husbandmen to knowe: Englished by Thomas Hill Londiner. Ars naturam adiuuans. Imprinted at Lon

Lond. 1802, 8vo.

+ Biogr. Dict. XI. 348.


man, in Fletestrete, neare to S. Dunstones Churche, by Thomas Marshe, 1568. Small 12mo. Dedicated, To the Righte | Worshipful Sirre Henry Seamer Knight, Thomas Hyl wishetk all healthe and felicitye.

Art. 2. The Compleat Gardener's Practice, directing the exact way of Gardening in three parts, the Garden of Pleasure, Physical Garden, Kitchen Garden. How they are to be ordered for their best situation and improvement, with a veriety of artificial knots for the beautifying of a garden (all engraven in copper) the choicest way for the raising, governing and maintaining of all plants cultevated in gardens now in England. Being a plain discourse how herbs, flowers, and trees, according to art and nature, may be propagated by sowing, setting, planting, replanting, pruning; also experience of alteration of sent, colour, and taste, clearly reconciling as it treateth of eack herb and flower in particular, By Stephen Blake, Gardener,

“ Search the world, and there's not to be found A book so good as this for garden ground." London. Printed for Thomas Pierepoint, and are to be sold at the signe of the Sunne in St. Paul's Church Yard, 1664. 8vo.

Dedicated to the Right Worshipfull William Ovglander, Esq. one of the Fonourable House of Parliament, Son and Heir to the late Sir John Ovglander, &c. the honourable example of piety, the worthy pattern of good endeavours, and great obseryer of the works of pature,

Art. 3, The Gardener's Labyrinth, or a new Art of Gar. dening: wherein is laid down new and rare inventions, and secrets of Gardening not heretofore known For sowing, planting, and setting all manner of roots, herbs, and flowers, both for the use of the Kitchen Garden, and a Garden of


Pleasure, with the right ordering of all delectable and rare flowers, and fine roots; as the like hath not been heretofore pullished ly any. Likewise here is set forth divers knots for the beautifying of any garden for delight. Lastly, here is set down the physical benefit of each herbe, with the commodities of the waters distilled out of them, for the use and benefit of all. Collected from the best approved authors, besides forty years experience in the art of gardning. By D. M. and now newly corrected and enlarged. London. Printed by Jane Bell, and are to be sold at the east end of Christ-Church, 1652. Small Quarto.

Art. 4. The Dutch Gardener: or the compleat Florist : sontaining the most successful method of cultivating all sorts of flowers; the planting, dressing, and pruning of all manner of fruit trees. Together with a particular account of the nursing of lemon and orange trees in Northern climates. Written in Dutch by Henry Van Oosten, the Leyden Gardener. Translated into English. The Second Edition, with great amendments. London. Printed for D. Midwinter, at the Three Crowns in St. Paul's Church Yard. 1711. 8vo.

Art. 5. The Practical Planter ; plain and full instruc. tions to raise all sorts of fruit-trees, that prosper in England; in that method and order, that every thing must be done in, to give all the advantage, may be, to every tree as it is rising from its seed, till it comes to its full growth, & c. and also the best directions are given for making liquors of several sorts of fruit. The Second Edition revised and enlarged in many places : together with an addition of two entire chapters of Greens and Green-houses. By the author, T. Langford, Gent. London, Printed for Richard Chiswell at the Rose and Crown in St. Paul's Church Yard, 1696. 8vo. Dedisated to his Honoured Master, Sir Samuel Grimston, Bart.

The merit of this volume is confirmed by the following suffrage of Mr. Evelin.


"MR. CATSWELL. d I have read the Treatise of Fruit-Trees, &c. which yoti lately put into my hand, and find the entire mystery so generously discovered from its very rudiments, to its full perfection; that (with the ingenious and experienced author) as I know of nothing extant which exceeds it, so nor I of any thing which needs be added to it. The gentleman will, by this free communication, much oblige the whole nation, and therefore needs not the suffrage of “ Your humble Servant,


Art. 5. The Country-man's Recreation, or the Art of Planting, Graffing, and Gardening, in Three Bookes : (the last of which is entitlec.) The expert Gardener: 07, a Treatise containing certaine necessary, secret, and ordinary knowledges in Grafting and Gardening: with divers proper new plots for the Garden. Also sundry expert directions to know the time and season when to sow and replant all manner of seeds. With divers remedies to destroy snails, canker-wormes, moths, garden flees, earth-wormes, moles, and other vermine. Faithfully collected out of sundry Dutch and French authors. London. Printed by Richard Herne, 1640. Small Quarto.

Art 6. The Country-M"n's new art of Planting and GrafIng: directing the test way to make any ground good for a rich orchard. With the manner how to plant and graffe all sorts of trees, to set and sow curnels; as also the remedies and medicines concerning the same.

With divers other new experiments. Practised by Leonard Mascall. Published by authority, (with wood cuts.) London. Printed by J. Bell, end are to be sold by Jolin Wright, at the King's Head it she Old Bailey, 1651. Small Quarto:

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