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Dictionaire oeconomique: or, The family dictionary. Containing the most experienced methods of improving estates and of preserving health, with many approved remedies for most distempers of the body of man, cattle and other creatures, and the best means for attaining long life. The most advantageous ways of breeding, feeding and ordering all sorts of domestick animals, as horses, ... The different kinds of nets, snares and engines for taking all sort of fish, birds, and other game. Great variety of rules, directions, and new discoveries, relating to gardening, husbandry, soils and manures of all sorts; ...The best and chespest ways of providing and improving all manner of meats and drinks; ... Means of making the most advantage of the manufactures of soap, starch, spinning, cotton, thread, &c. The methods to take or destory vermin and other animals, injurious to gardening, husbandry, and all rural occonomy; ... An account of the several weights, measures, &c. of metals and minerals, with their preparations and uses. All sorts of rural sports and exercises, conducing to the benefit and innocent enjoyments of life, as also painting in miniature, and divers other arts and terms of art explained, for the entertainment and amusement of gentlemen, ladies, &c. The whole illustrated thoughout with very great variety of figures, for the readier understanding and practising of things to which they belong. Done into English from the second edition, lately printed at Paris, in two volumes, folio, written by M. Chomel: with considerable alterations and improvements. Revised and recommended by Mr. R. Bradley, Professor of Botany in the University of Cambridge, and F.R.S. In two volumes.

Chomel, Noel, 1632-1712.
M.DCC.XXV. [1725]
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Dictionnaire oeconomique. English


London : printed for D. Midwinter, at the Three Crowns in St. Paul's Church-Yard, M.DCC.XXV. [1725]

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2v. : ill. ; 2⁰.

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ESTC T110928



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