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A compendious method for the raising of the Italian brocoli, Spanish Cardoon, celeriac, finochi, and other foreign kitcheh [sic]- vegetables. As also an account of the La Lucerne, St. Foyne, clover and other grass-seeds. With the method of burning clay, for the improvement of land, made very perfect and compleat from the last summer's experience. To which is added, a farther account of the burning of clay., lately Communicated to the Author by a Person of Worth and Honour of North-Britain, who has greatly experienced the same. By which it appears, that Burnt Clay is not only the cheapest but the best Discovery for the Improvement of Land (especially that which is cold and poor) ever yet produced. By Stephen Switzer, Author of the Practical Fruit and Kitchen-Gardener.

  • Switzer, Stephen, 1682-1745.
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London : printed for Thomas Astley, at the Rose in St. Paul's-Churchyard, [1729]

Physical description

[3],vi-xii,64p.,plates : ill. ; 8⁰.


The fourth edition.

References note

Henrey, 1404
ESTC T30961

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.


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