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The practical farmer or, the Hertfordshire husbandman: containing many new improvements in husbandry. I. Of Meliorating the different Soils, and all other Branches of Business relating to a Farm. II. Of the Nature of the several Sorts of Wheat, and the Soil proper for each. III. Of the great Improvement of Barley, by Brineing the Seed, after an entire new Method, and without Expence. IV. Of increasing Crops of Peas and Beans by Horse-Houghing. V. Of Trefoyle, Clover, Lucerne, and other Foreign Grasses. VI. A new Method to Improve Land at a small Expence, with Burnt Clay. Vii. Of the Management of Cows, Sheep, Sugkling of Calves, Lambs, &c. with Means to prevent, and Remedies to cure Rottenness in Sheep. Viii. How to keep Pigeons and Tame Rabbits to Advantage. IX. A new Method of Planting and Improving Fruit-Trees in Ploughed Fields. X. Of the various Manures and Dungs proper for every Soil. XI. Of the Usefulness, Culture, Method of Raising, Drying, and the Virtues of Hops. XII. Of Foreign Wheats. XIII. General Observations on the Year 1734. XIV. A Comparison of different Methods of Farming in several Countries. By William Ellis, Of Little Gaddesden, in Hertfordshire. Part II.

Title
The practical farmer [electronic resource] : or, the Hertfordshire husbandman: containing many new improvements in husbandry. I. Of Meliorating the different Soils, and all other Branches of Business relating to a Farm. II. Of the Nature of the several Sorts of Wheat, and the Soil proper for each. III. Of the great Improvement of Barley, by Brineing the Seed, after an entire new Method, and without Expence. IV. Of increasing Crops of Peas and Beans by Horse-Houghing. V. Of Trefoyle, Clover, Lucerne, and other Foreign Grasses. VI. A new Method to Improve Land at a small Expence, with Burnt Clay. Vii. Of the Management of Cows, Sheep, Sugkling of Calves, Lambs, &c. with Means to prevent, and Remedies to cure Rottenness in Sheep. Viii. How to keep Pigeons and Tame Rabbits to Advantage. IX. A new Method of Planting and Improving Fruit-Trees in Ploughed Fields. X. Of the various Manures and Dungs proper for every Soil. XI. Of the Usefulness, Culture, Method of Raising, Drying, and the Virtues of Hops. XII. Of Foreign Wheats. XIII. General Observations on the Year 1734. XIV. A Comparison of different Methods of Farming in several Countries. By William Ellis, Of Little Gaddesden, in Hertfordshire. Part II.
Author
Ellis, William, approximately 1700-1758.
Publication
London : printed for Weaver Bickerton, at Lord Bacon's Head, without Temple-Bar, M.DCC.XXXII. [1732]
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[2],54,[8]p.; 8⁰.
Uniform Title
Practical farmer. Part 2
Alternative Title
Practical farmer. Part 2
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Note
  • The last four leaves contain the index for both parts.
  • Pp. 41-42 misnumbered 39-40.
  • Price from imprint: price One Shilling.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
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  • English Short Title Catalog,
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  • Electronic reproduction.
OCLC
642481382
Author
Ellis, William, approximately 1700-1758.
Title
The practical farmer [electronic resource] : or, the Hertfordshire husbandman: containing many new improvements in husbandry. I. Of Meliorating the different Soils, and all other Branches of Business relating to a Farm. II. Of the Nature of the several Sorts of Wheat, and the Soil proper for each. III. Of the great Improvement of Barley, by Brineing the Seed, after an entire new Method, and without Expence. IV. Of increasing Crops of Peas and Beans by Horse-Houghing. V. Of Trefoyle, Clover, Lucerne, and other Foreign Grasses. VI. A new Method to Improve Land at a small Expence, with Burnt Clay. Vii. Of the Management of Cows, Sheep, Sugkling of Calves, Lambs, &c. with Means to prevent, and Remedies to cure Rottenness in Sheep. Viii. How to keep Pigeons and Tame Rabbits to Advantage. IX. A new Method of Planting and Improving Fruit-Trees in Ploughed Fields. X. Of the various Manures and Dungs proper for every Soil. XI. Of the Usefulness, Culture, Method of Raising, Drying, and the Virtues of Hops. XII. Of Foreign Wheats. XIII. General Observations on the Year 1734. XIV. A Comparison of different Methods of Farming in several Countries. By William Ellis, Of Little Gaddesden, in Hertfordshire. Part II.
Imprint
London : printed for Weaver Bickerton, at Lord Bacon's Head, without Temple-Bar, M.DCC.XXXII. [1732]
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexed In:
English Short Title Catalog, T16821.
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Great Britain England London.
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