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Author Title Year Price
[CURWEN (John Christian)]
The President's Report to the Workington Agricultural Society. 1819. The Prosperity and Security of Great Britain.
1820 £95.00
[SOMERVILLE (John Southey Somerville, Baron)]
Facts and Observations Relative to Sheep, Wool, Ploughs, and Oxen: in which the importance of improving the short-wooled breeds of sheep, by a mixture of the merino blood, is demonstrated from actual practice: Together with some remarks on the advantages which have been derived to the author's flock from the use of salt / by John, Lord Somerville.
1809 £295.00
[YOUNG (Arthur)]
Rural Oeconomy: or, Essays on the Practical Parts of Husbandry. Designed to explain several Methods of conducting different Farms; Including Hints to Gentlemen Farmers relative to the oeconomical Management of their Business. Containing, among other Enquiries, Of that Proportioned Farm, which is the most profitable. Of the best Method of conducting Farms that consist all of Grass, or all of Arable Land. Of the means of keeping the Year round the most Cattle on a given Quantity of Land. The Oeconomical Conduct of Gentlemen Farmers. Of the cheapest Way of manuring Land. Of the comparative Profit of Farming different Soils. Of the New Husbandry...
1770 £110.00
AMOS (William)
Minutes in Agriculture and Planting. On the structure and component principles of vegetables. II. On the culture and use of nine of the best artificial, and of eight of the best natural grasses... III. On the construction and use of a sward dresser. IV. On the construction and use of a thistle cutter. V. On the construction and use of a compound roller... VI. On the construction and use of a tree-transplanter, for removing and planting large trees. VII. On the construction and use of a scuffle. VIII. On the construction and use of a couch grass drag. IX. On the construction and use of a couch grass rake. Illustrated with specimens of eight sorts of the best, and two sorts of the worst natural grasses, and with accurate drawings and descriptions of the above practical machines, on seven copper plates, whereby every farmer will be made perfectly acquainted with the best natural and artificial grasses, and not only be made acquainted with the use of, but also be enabled to construct the above machines.
1804 £750.00
CATO (Marcus Porcius) and others.
Methodus Rustica Catonis atq. Varronis. Praeceptis aphoristicis per Locos communes digestis a Theodoro Zwingero typice delineata & illustrata.
1576 £1000.00
CLARIDGE (John)
The Shepherd of Banbury's Rules, to judge of the changes of the weather, grounded on forty years experience, by which you may know the weather for several days to come, and in some cases for months. To which is added, a rational account of the causes of such alterations, the nature of wind, rain, snow, &c. By John Claridge, shepherd.
1781 £110.00
DEANE (Samuel)
The New England Farmer; or Georgical Dictionary. Containing a Compendious Account of the ways and methods in which the Important Art of Husbandry, in all its various branches, is, or may be, practised, to the greatest advantage, in this country.
1797 £175.00
DINGLEY (Pauline)
Historic Books on Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry.
1992 £35.00
DINGLEY (Pauline)
Historic Books on Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry.
1992 £35.00
HITT (Thomas)
A Treatise of Husbandry on the Improvement of Dry and Barren Lands. I. The many Advantages which would arise to the Nation in general, by destroying of Warrens, and converting the Lands into Tillage, Pasture, &c. II. Pointing out new and cheap Methods to make growing Fences upon the most Barren Soils, and how to Till and Manure the same at a low Expence. III. How to prepare the Land, and Raise upon it Various Sorts of Plants, to produce both poles and timber.
1761 £345.00
HUNTER (James)
A Complete Dictionary of Farriery & Horsemanship, containing the art of farriery in all its branches, with an explanation of the terms, and a description of the various particulars relating to the manage, and to the knowledge of horses. The whole compiled from the best Authors.
1796 £275.00
LIEBIG (Justus von)
The Natural Laws of Husbandry. Edited by John Blyth, M.D. Professor of Chemistry in Queen's College, Cork.
1863 £45.00
MIDDLETON (Rev. Erasmus)
The New Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; or, an universal system of useful knowledge. Containing A full Explanation of every Art and Science, whether liberal or mechanical, in which the Difficulties attending a thorough Knowledge of them are clearly pointed out, and such Directions given as cannot fail of making their Acquisition easy and familiar to every Capacity Exhibiting, among the various other Branches of Literature, a copious Elucidation of the following, viz. Agriculture, Algebra, Anatomy, Architecture, Arithmetick, Astronomy, Book-Keeping, Botany, Carving, Catoptricks, Chemistry, Chronology, Commerce, Conicks, Cosmography, Dialing, Dioptricks, Ethicks, Farriery, Fluxions, Fortification, Gardening, Guaging, Geography, Geometry, Grammar, Gunnery, Handicrafts, Heraldry, History, Horsemanship, Husbandry, Hydraulicks, Hydrography, Hydrostaticks, Law, Levelling, Logick, Maritime and Military Affairs, Mathematicks, Mechanicks, Medicine, Merchandize, Metaphysicks, Meteorology, Musick, Navigation, Opticks, Oratory, Painting, Perspective, Pharmacy, Philology, Philosophy, Physick, Pneumaticks, Rhetorick, Sculpture, Series and Staticks, Statuary, Surgery, Surveying, Theology, Trigonometry, &c. The Whole upon an improved Plan, the Marrow and Quintessence of every other Dictionary and Work of the Kind being preserved, and their Superfluities and Obscurities entirely omitted.
1778 £345.00
SKELLETT (Edward)
A Practical Treatise on the Breeding Cow, and extraction of the calf, before and at the time of calving ; in which the question of difficult parturition is considered in all its bearings, with reference to facts and experience; including observations on the diseases of neat cattle generally ; containing profitable instructions to the breeding farmer, cowkeeper, and grazier ; for attending to their own cattle during illness, according to the most approved modern methods of treatment, and the application of long known and skilful prescriptions and remedies for every disorder incident to hirned cattle, the whole adapted to the present improved state of vetertinary practice.
1829 £475.00
SMALL (James)
A Treatise on Ploughs and Wheel Carriages, illustrated by Plates, by James Small and Cart Wright, formerly at Blackadder-Mount, now at Rose-Bank, near Foord, Mid Lothian.
1784 £545.00
TRUSLER (John)
Practical Husbandry; or, the Art of Farming, with a certainty of gain: as practised by Judicious Farmers in this Country. The Result of Experience and Long Observation. By Dr. John Trusler, of Cobham, Surry. In this Work is contained all the Knowledge necessary in the plain Business of Farming, unincumbered with Theory, Speculation, or Experimental Enquiry; also, a Number of Estimates of the Expences and Profits of different Crops in the common Way, taken from Minutes kept; and a Variety of useful Remarks, not to be met with in any Books of Agriculture. Together with Directions for Measuring Timber.
1780 £295.00
TULL (Jethro)
The Horse-Hoing Husbandry: or, an Essay on the Principles of Tillage and Vegetation. Wherein is shewn a method of introducing a sort of vineyard-culture into the corn-fields, in order to increase their product, and diminish the common expence; by the use of instruments described in cuts. [Bound with:] A Supplement to the Essay on Horse-Hoing Husbandry...
1733 £675.00
TUSSER (Thomas)
A hundreth good pointes of husbandrie.... of good husbandry, maintaineth good household, with huswifry. House heping and husbandry, if it be good: must loue one another, as cousins in blood. The wife to, must husband as well as the man: or farewel thy husbandry, doe what thou can. Set forth by Thomas Tusser, Gentleman; Servant to the Honorable Lord Paget of Beaudesert. Copied from the First Edition, 1557.
1810 £95.00
TUSSER (Thomas) & MAVOR (William) Editor.
Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry, as well for the Champion of Open Country as for the woodland or Several; together with a Book of Huswifery. Being a Calendar of rural and domestic Economy... A New Edition, with Notes, Georgical, Illustrative, and Explanatory, a Glossary, and other Improvements. By William Mavor.
1812 £45.00
VARLO (Charles)
The Floating Ideas of Nature, suited to the philosopher, farmer, and mechanic, and adapted to the present times of scarcity, in order to create plenty, By introducing several new Rops, and their Management. The First Volume treats chiefly on Agriculture: viz. On raising Indian-Corn, which may be brought to Perfection in England. On Siberian Wheat, and its Management. On Dibbling Wheat, invented by the Editor, and which clears 2l. 10s. per Acre above the common Method. How to stock and manage 150 Acres Farm, so as to clear 400l. a Year. On a general Act to inclose Commons, &c. How to improve them by Crops that will pay the Expence. How to manage Horses in Stables without Litter, as practised in America. On a Dog Act, and what it would bring into the Funds. The 2d Volume treats on various Subjects, viz. Natural Philosophy, Creation, Religion, &c. &c.
1796 £225.00
XENOPHON.
The Science of Good Husbandry: or, the Oeconomics of Xenophon. Shewing the method of ruling and ordering a family, and of managing a farm to the best advantage. Translated from the Greek by R. Bradley, F.R.S. and Professor of Botany in the University of Cambridge.
1727 £195.00