The practical husbandman and planter: or, Observations on the ancient and modern husbandry, planting, gardening, &c ...By a society of husbandmen and planters.
London [England] :
printed for S. Switzer (principal Assistant to the Society) ... Sold by Mr. Meril, in Cambridge; and R. Montagu, at the Book Warehouse in Wild street near Drury-Lane, where odd Numbers may be had,
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|Published:||Vol.1. Containing April, May and June. -vol. 2. containing July, August and September. .|
|Item Description:||"Being directions ... for the workman's conduct ... Interspersed with notes ...".|
Editor: Stephen Switzer.
Dated from introduction.
Monthly issues have headpieces; text of each issue begins with factotum initial.
Size and subscription prices noted in imprint: "every month contains about 14 sheets in 8 vo; and the price to subscribers for the sett (which is six months) will be 2s. each month, to others 2s.6d."
Decorated with cuts of various subjects.
With a subscribers' list.
Includes essays on many agricultural topics such as: enclosure of waste land, articles on timber, corn, cattle, herbs, and other specific crops.
Reproduction of original from the British Library.
|Physical Description:||2 v., plates ; 20 cm (8⁰).|
|Related Items:||Collects monthly issues of the Practical husbandman and planter.|
|Place of Publication:||Great Britain -- England -- London.|