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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. The third edition revis'd; and (from this Summer's Experience) made very perfect and compleat; especially that Part which relates to the Burning of Clay: In which is A Full account of the first Methods of Lighting, Maintaining, Renewing, and Keeping the Fire continually in, by Means of a New Invented cheap Kiln, which does the Burning with great ease and Certainty, and is the chief Art which belongs to this Useful and Reasonable Improvement. 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]

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xii,41,[3]p. : ill. ; 8⁰.

Publications note

Henrey, 1402
Kress, S.3290
Hanson, 3817n
ESTC T30960

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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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