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Author: Tusser,Thomas (1524?-1580) Title: FIVE HUNDRED POINTS OF HUSBANDRY: directing What Corn, Grass, &c. is proper to be sown; what Trees to be planted; how Land is to be improved: With whatever is fit to be done for the Benefit of the FARMER in every Month of the YEAR. By Thomas Tusser, Esq; To which are added, Notes and Observations explaining many obsolete Terms used & what is agreeable to the present Practice in several Counties of this Kingdom. A Work very necessary & useful for Gentlemen, as well as Occupiers of Land, whether Wood-Ground or Tillage and Pasture.
Description: London, M. Cooper sold by John Duncan 1744 Text illustrations (2) + 8 differing head- and tailpieces. . Octavo (in 4's) leather spined boards (tips rubbed). Titlepage +150pp containing one section for each month of the year. Endpapers with ownership of John Wade 1803 Ipswich Suffolk also Aaron Slyth 1779 and a William plus some sums. Some finger marks and one page with marginal marks and two with faded marginal comments but for a farming book really unusually neat. An enlarged edition of 'A hundreth good pointes of husbandrie', first published in 1557.
Keywords: farm farming gardening orchards husbandry
Price: GBP 220.00 = appr. US$ 314.16 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: V72000
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