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THE REFORMED HUSBAND-MAN; or A brief treatise of the errors, defects, and inconveniences of our English husbandry, in ploughing and sowing for corn; with the reasons and general remedies; by  Samuel (c. 1600-1662): HARTLIB - First Edition - 1651 - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 35947)

THE REFORMED HUSBAND-MAN; or A brief treatise of the errors, defects, and inconveniences of our English husbandry, in ploughing and sowing for corn; with the reasons and general remedies;

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THE REFORMED HUSBAND-MAN; or A brief treatise of the errors, defects, and inconveniences of our English husbandry, in ploughing and sowing for corn; with the reasons and general remedies;

by HARTLIB, Samuel (c. 1600-1662):

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London, printed by J. C., 1651.. and a large, yet faithful offer or undertaking for the benefit of them that will joyn in this good and publick work. Imparted some years ago to Mr. Samuel Hartlib; and now by him re-imparted to all ingenuous English-men, that are willing to advance the prosperity, wealth and plenty of their native countrey. FIRST EDITION 1651, small 4to, approximately 175 x 130 mm, 7 x 5 inches, pages: [4], 14, [2], collation: A², B-C4, C4 is a blank, title page with decorative woodcut border, bound in later marbled boards, endpapers renewed, gilt lettered red leather label to spine. Boards slightly rubbed, title page slightly trimmed at top and bottom, not affecting printed area, 2 neat corrections and 1 word crossed out, lower margin of C3 trimmed, no loss of text. A very good copy. The author recommends industry, urges the fallowing of lands for any crop, and the use of much less seed. Aslin, Catalogue of the Printed Books on Agriculture, 1471-1840, page 58; Fussell, OLd English Farming Books, 1523-1730, page 45; McDonald, Agricultural Writers 1200-1800, pages 68-78. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
35947
Title
THE REFORMED HUSBAND-MAN; or A brief treatise of the errors, defects, and inconveniences of our English husbandry, in ploughing and sowing for corn; with the reasons and general remedies;
Author
HARTLIB, Samuel (c. 1600-1662):
Format/binding
Later marbled boards
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, printed by J. C., 1651.
Date published
1651
Keywords
agriculture farming husbandry land fallowing crops wheat

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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