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A compendious method for the raising of the Italian brocoli, Spanish cardoon, celeriac, finochi, and other foreign kitchen-vegetables. As also an account of the la lucerne, st foyne, clover, and other grass-seeds. With the method of burning of clay, for the Improvement of Land, 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. The fifth edition To which is added, an account of the success of the burning of clay, and of Mr Liveings's Manure; with several considerable Additions from the last Year's Experience. 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, 1731.

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x,78p.,plate : ill. ; 8⁰.

References note

Henrey, 1405
ESTC T165032

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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