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A compleat body of husbandry : containing rules for performing, in the most profitable manner, the whole business of the farmer, and country gentleman in cultivating, planting, and stocking [...]. London : printed for T. Osborne [etc.], 1756-1759
The Goddel's Ceres in her chariot drawn by dragons teaching mankind the art of husbandry.
The preface, containing the plan of the work as published by the proprietors with the first numbers.
Table of contents
To the reader.
Book I. Of the soil.
Book II. Of manures. In two parts.
Book III. Of the improvements of land by inclosing and draining; and of the several kinds of fences.
Book IV. Of coppice wood, and timber trees. In three parts.
Book V. Of the animals necessary and useful in husbandry and farming.
Book VI. Of tillage. In six parts.
Book VII. Of natural and artifical grasses. In two parts.
Book VIII. Of such roots as may be advantageously planted in fields.
Book IX. Of several advantageous articles in husbandry, which are less universal than the others.
Book X. Of the natural and artificial products of the farmer's stock.
Book XI. Of making beer and cyder. In two parts.
Book XII. Of the accidents to which the cattle and the crops are liable.
Book XIII. Of the diseases of cattle, and their remedies. In five sections.
Book XIV. Of the distemperatures of trees, roots, and herbage, from the injuries done by insects, larger animals, and weeds.
Book XV. Of the poisonous and hurtful plants native of this kingdom. In two sections.
A continuation of the compleat body of husbandry.