Varley, C[harles].


From Experiments never before made public. With Tables shewing the Expence and Profit of each Crop. How to stock Farms to the best Advantage ... On all Sorts of Manures, Marls, Clays, Sands, &c. ... Likewise a few Chapters humbly offered for the Perusal of the Legislature in regard to two or three Acts of Parliament which might be passed for the Good of the Public. With many chosen Receipts for the Cure of all Sorts of Cattle. All which are calculated both for Profit and Amusement of the Country Gentleman and Farmer. York: Printed for the Author by N. Nickson on Thursday-Market 1771.
Mixed Ed. Vols.1-2 2nd Ed. Vol. 3. 1st Ed. 3 vols. 2 tables on 1 folding sheet, folding plate. Lightly browned, rebound in paper backed boards, some browning and rubbing to spines. ESTC T122265 C. Varley = Charles Varlo. With a list of subscribers to vol. 1. The titlepage to vol. 2 bears no edition statement. Vol.2 not a reissue of the 1770. ed. vol.2 p.13 misnumbered 31 in 1770; corrected in 1771 edition. Charles Varlo [Varley], (b. c.1725, d. in or after 1795), agriculturist. ODNB ... It used to be thought that Varlo was the inventor of the Rotherham plough, which was in wide use by the end of the eighteenth century, but in fact this had been patented in 1730 ... In 1764 he perfected a harrowing and sowing machine. He also invented a winnowing machine which he perfected in 1772, and a machine designed to remove friction ...
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