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A compendious system of husbandry. : Containing the chemical, philosophical, and mechanical elements of agriculture by George Winter - Hardcover - 2nd - 1797-01-01 - from SequiturBooks and Biblio.com

A compendious system of husbandry. : Containing the chemical, philosophical, and mechanical elements of agriculture

by George Winter

Condition: Very Good


Printed for Mrs. E. Newberry, London ; And sold by all the Booksellers in Great Britain, M, DCC, XCVII, 1797-01-01. 2nd. Hardcover. Very Good. 2nd ed. xii, 391, [1] pages, engraved plate. Fine binding. Modern 1/4 leather over handsomely marbled boards. Internally very good. Deckled page ends. Some limited marginal worming to first few pages. Contemporary signature of D. Morgan. "His book may be taken to reflect the current ideas about farming in his locality." Roscoe A63. Perkins 1934, citing 1787 1st ed. <br> Illustrating: I. The properties of different soils. II. The properties of manures, and their effects. III. The most advantageous method of applying manures on the different soils. IV. The improvement of lands. V. The great superiority of, and the numerous advantages resulting from the drill, to the common mode of husbandry, clearly pointed out. VI. Experiments on grain of different sorts. Vii. Experiments on turnips, with the most effectual recipe for preventing the ravages of the fly. Viii. Experiments on fruit trees, with an account of a new, cheap, & effectual manure. IX. Experiments on fattening of hogs. X A copper-plate, and description of a patent drill machine, for planting all sorts of seed, grain, and pulse. XI. The application of substances for the analysis of soils and manures. To which is added, XII. The cause of and cure, for the rot in sheep. XIII. The most advantageous method of cultivating land without summer fallows XIV. The cause of; and cure for the smut in wheat. XV. A sure and safe recipe, for gentlemen, who farm their own estates, to get money rapidly.
  • Bookseller: SequiturBooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1609150080
  • Title: A compendious system of husbandry. : Containing the chemical, philosophical, and mechanical elements of agriculture
  • Author: George Winter
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Printed for Mrs. E. Newberry, London ; And sold by all the Booksellers in Great Britain, M, DCC, XCVII
  • Date published: 1797-01-01
  • Bookseller catalogs: Botanical;

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