1762 Farming Monceau on New Husbandry Agriculture Crops Cultivation ENGLISH ed

MONCEAU, Duhamel du

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Duhamel du Monceau was an 18th-century French engineer and scientist who focused heavily on agriculture, horticulture, and forestry. He researched various cultivation techniques for trees and crops and published his findings in various books and reports including ‘Elements of Agriculture’. This book was translated and published under numerous titles including this 1762 edition ‘A Practical Treatise on New Husbandry’.

 

This book was written to describe farming techniques and tools – planting and harvesting crops, tilling and plowing the land, food sources for plants, using manures, dealing with weeds, and much more. However, the bulk of this book was used to report on Monceau’s numerous agricultural experiments.

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1762 Farming Monceau on New Husbandry Agriculture Crops Cultivation ENGLISH ed

 

Duhamel du Monceau was an 18th-century French engineer and scientist who focused heavily on agriculture, horticulture, and forestry. He researched various cultivation techniques for trees and crops and published his findings in various books and reports including ‘Elements of Agriculture’. This book was translated and published under numerous titles including this 1762 edition ‘A Practical Treatise on New Husbandry’.

 

This book was written to describe farming techniques and tools – planting and harvesting crops, tilling and plowing the land, food sources for plants, using manures, dealing with weeds, and much more. However, the bulk of this book was used to report on Monceau’s numerous agricultural experiments.

 

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MONCEAU, Duhamel du

 

A practical treatise of husbandry : wherein are contained many useful and valuable experiments and observations in the new husbandry

 

London : Printed for C. Hitch and L. Hawes, et al., 1762.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xxiv, 489, [7]
    • 6 engraved plates (4 folding), plus one folding chart
  • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – David Scott
    • David Scott (1725-1797) was a Scottish peer and merchant, whose holdings were in Nether Benholm. Motto: PATERNO ROBORE TUTUS
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~10in X 8.25in (25.5cm x 21cm)

 

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18596

Categories

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Medicine & Science

Authors

MONCEAU, Duhamel du

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete