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An abstract of the most useful parts of a late treatise on hemp, translated from the French of M. Marcandier, magistrate of Bourges, and inscribed by the editor at London, to the laudable Society for Promoting Arts, Manufactures, &c. Being much recommended to the growers and manufacturers of that valuable material, from some modern discoveries and experiments of a method of preparation, (not formerly in practice) in order to its various applications for the use of mankind. Together with some observations upon the prospect of singular advantage which may be derived to Great-Britain and her colonies from their early adopting the method prescribed. To which is added, some account of the use of the horse-chesnut; and a plan of the Pennsylvania hemp brake.

  • Marcandier, M.
MDCCLXVI. [1766]
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Traité du chanvre. English. Abridgments


Boston : Printed and sold by Edes & Gill, in Queen-Street, MDCCLXVI. [1766]

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[4],30p., [1]leaf of plates : ill. ; 40.

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ESTC W10102
Evans, 10362
Sabin, 44476

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Microfiche. Woodbridge, Ct. Research Publications International ; Louisville, Ky. : Lost Cause Press, 198?. 2 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm. (Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America ; fiches A-67,257-67,258). s198? ctu a
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