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PRACTICAL TREATISE OF HUSBANDRY:
Duhamel du Monceau, M.

PRACTICAL TREATISE OF HUSBANDRY:

Wherein are contained, many Useful and Valuable Experiments and Observations in the New Husbandry, Collected, during a Series of Years, by the Celebrated ... Also, The most approved Practice of the best English Farmers, in the Old Method of Husbandry. With Copper-Plates of several new and useful Instruments. C. Hitch and L. Hawes 1763.
2nd Ed. Corrected and Improved. Sm. 4to. xxiv + 489pp. + Errata + [vi] Index. Rubric t.p., 6 folding plates, folding table. Ex.-libris Ja. Stainbank and another sm. bookplate, contemporary speckled calf, corners rubbed, some staining to upper board intruding sl. onto spine, joints sl. rubbed with minute worm hole to tail of upper joint, faint gilt edged raised bands with gilt lettered title label to spine. Fussell, pp.48-9; ESTC T82192. ĎTitlepage in red and black. Translated and edited by John Mills. With an index.í Duhamel was a protagonist of Tullís methods, and this book rekindled interest in drill husbandry which had waned soon after Tullís death in 1741.
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