A compleat body of husbandry. [electronic resource] : Containing rules for performing, in the most profitable manner, the whole business of the farmer, and country gentleman, in Cultivating, Planting, and Stocking of Land; in Judging of the several Kinds of Seeds, and of Manures; and in the Management of Arable and Pasture Grounds: together with The most approved Methods of Practice in the several Branches of Husbandry, From Sowing the Seed, to Getting in the Crop; and In Breeding and Preserving Cattle, and Curing their Diseases. To which is annexed, The whole Management of the Orchard, the Brewhouse, and the Dairy. Compiled from the original papers of the late Thomas Hale, Esq; And enlarged by many New and Useful Communications on Practical Subjects, From the Collections of Col. Stevenson, Mr. Randolph, Mr. Hawkins, Mr. Storey, Mr. Osborne, the Rev. Mr. Turner, and others. A Work founded on Experience; and calculated for general Benefit; consisting chiefly of Improvements made by modern Practitioners in Farming; and containing many valuable and useful Discoveries, never before published. Illustrated with a great number of cuts, containing Figures of the Instruments of Husbandry; of useful and poisonous Plants, and various other Subjects, engraved from Original Drawings. Published by his Majesty's Royal Licence and Authority.
- London : printed for T. Osborne and J. Shipton in Gray's-Inn; J. Hodges on London-Bridge; T. Trye near Gray's-Inn Gate; and S. Crowder and H. Woodgate in Pater-Noster Row, M.DCC.LVI.  [1755-56]
- Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
iv,,719[i.e.723],p.,plates ; 2⁰.
- Agriculture -- Great Britain.
Agriculture -- Early works to 1800.
- Place of Publication:
- England London.
- System Details:
- Mode of access: World Wide Web.
- Issued in 61 numbers from 28 June 1755 to 21 August 1756.
Compiled by John Hill.
Two supplementary leaves inserted between pp. 418 and 419 and between pp. 478 and 479.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from British Library.
- Cited in:
- English Short Title Catalog, T30997.
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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