A General Treatise of Husbandry and Gardening, Vol. 1 of 2

A General Treatise of Husbandry and Gardening, Vol. 1 of 2 : Containing a New System of Vegetation, Illustrated with Many Observations and Experiments; In Four Parts (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A General Treatise of Husbandry and Gardening, Vol. 1 of 2: Containing a New System of Vegetation, Illustrated With Many Observations and Experiments; In Four Parts But whoevertakes a Survey of the F orefis, will find fuflicient Reafon to fupport what I Fay, without having recourfe to fnch Accounts: They will find not only a Want of Timber in thofe Places, but even the Profpeet of a Sup ply for the future -cut ofl' by idle People living in their Neighbourhood who, rather than be at the Expence of a little Firewood, or fome trifling Tool or Utenfil, will deitroy young thriving Plants of Oak, which perhaps had al ready gain'd twenty or thirty Years of Time and were in a profperous State and this we find is fiill praetis'd, notwithftanding the many A615 of Parliament, made in feveral Reigns, to prevent this Deitruetion of timber-trees. B'ut 't'is with no fmall Pleafure, I obferve fume Noblemen and Gentlemen begin to enter into the Reafonablenefs of making Plantations of Timber, and preferving and weeding fuch Woods as their Anceitors were wife enough to ereet. The Plantation and Care of Timber is like buying the reverfion of an Eftate for a little Money expended, We become Heirs to great Sums. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 462 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 24mm | 612g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 281 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243182945
  • 9780243182947