Systema Agriculturae: The Mystery of Husbandry Discovered. Treating of the Several new and most advantagious ways of Tilling, Planting, Sowing, Manuring Pastures, Ordering of all sorts of Gardens.....Corn-lands..... , as also of Fruits, Cor, Grain, Pulse, New-Hays .....&c. With an Account of the Several Instruments and Engines used in this Profession. To which is added, Kalendarium Rusticum; or, The Husbandmans Monthly Directions. Also the Prognostiks of Dearth, Scarcity, Plenty, Sickness, Heat, Cold, Frost, Snow, Windes, Rain, Hail, Thunder, &c. And Dictionarium Rusticum: Or, The Interpretation of Rustick Terms

By: J.W. [John Worlidge]

Price: £345.00

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hardback, small folio, third edition, later poor quality leather binding with a utilitarian leather backstrip laid over, binding worn and scuffed, crudely taped hinges at endpapers securing the text block to binding, complete with the pictorial frontis which has been silked at tears, and with accompanying Explanation Plate, one further plate and two illustrations to the text, three Parts to the work, all of the 1681 edition, some soiling - thumbed, occasional staining possibly caused by candle wax, marginalia to two pages of the Preface and to page 172 at which page also some footnotes - all in a neat contemporaneous hand, plate, frontis, title + [xxii] + 324 pp (incorrectly numbered final leaves). Uncommon, Sold as a rebinding copy.

Title: Systema Agriculturae: The Mystery of Husbandry Discovered. Treating of the Several new and most advantagious ways of Tilling, Planting, Sowing, Manuring Pastures, Ordering of all sorts of Gardens.....Corn-lands..... , as also of Fruits, Cor, Grain, Pulse, New-Hays .....&c. With an Account of the Several Instruments and Engines used in this Profession. To which is added, Kalendarium Rusticum; or, The Husbandmans Monthly Directions. Also the Prognostiks of Dearth, Scarcity, Plenty, Sickness, Heat, Cold, Frost, Snow, Windes, Rain, Hail, Thunder, &c. And Dictionarium Rusticum: Or, The Interpretation of Rustick Terms

Author Name: J.W. [John Worlidge]

Categories: Other,

Edition: 3rd Edition

Publisher: Thomas Dring: 1681

Binding: hardback

Book Condition: Poor

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Seller ID: 216697

Keywords: farming agriculture husbandry,