1681 1st ed Houghton Letters of Husbandry & TRADE England Agriculture Finance

HOUGHTON, John

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First edition of the first English periodical on agriculture & trade!

 

In 1681, English agriculturist John Houghton collected and edited a number of letters, mostly by John Evelyn and John Worlidge, that focused on English trade and husbandry. These letters, which were simply entitled ‘A Collection of Letters for the Improvement of Husbandry and Trade’, described noticeable changes and adjustments occurring in English agriculture and farming. They also discussed matters of finance and money handling, poverty and beggars, and trade.

 

This first edition pamphlet includes the first letters of Houghton’s collection. These letters cover a variety of topics including:

  • Gains from cole-seeding and clover grass
  • Matters of trade, concerning money and bills, during war
  • How to employ the poor and beggars, children
  • Advantages of planting liquorice

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1681 1st ed Houghton Letters of Husbandry & TRADE England Agriculture Finance

 

First edition of the first English periodical on agriculture & trade!

 

In 1681, English agriculturist John Houghton collected and edited a number of letters, mostly by John Evelyn and John Worlidge, that focused on English trade and husbandry. These letters, which were simply entitled ‘A Collection of Letters for the Improvement of Husbandry and Trade’, described noticeable changes and adjustments occurring in English agriculture and farming. They also discussed matters of finance and money handling, poverty and beggars, and trade.

 

This first edition pamphlet includes the first letters of Houghton’s collection. These letters cover a variety of topics including:

  • Gains from cole-seeding and clover grass
  • Matters of trade, concerning money and bills, during war
  • How to employ the poor and beggars, children
  • Advantages of planting liquorice

 

Item number: #5822

Price: $950

HOUGHTON, John

A Collection of letters for the improvement of husbandry & trade.

London: Printed for John Lawrence, at the Angel in Cornhill near the Royal Exchange, 1681. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: 3 letters

o   Thursday, Sept. 8. 1681.

  • [2], 22

o   Thursday, Octob. 27. 1681.

  • pg.23-30

o   Thursday, March 16. 1682.

  • pg.39-46
  • References: Goldsmiths’ 37365; Kress 1538;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8.5in X 6.25in (21.5cm x 16cm)

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5822

Categories

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

European History

Authors

HOUGHTON, John

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent