Husbandry and Trade Improv'd; Being a Collection of Many Valuable Materials Relating to Corn, Cattle, Coals, Hops, Wool, &C. with a Compleat Catalogue of the Several Sorts of Earths, and Their Proper Product as Also Full and Volume 3

Husbandry and Trade Improv'd; Being a Collection of Many Valuable Materials Relating to Corn, Cattle, Coals, Hops, Wool, &C. with a Compleat Catalogue of the Several Sorts of Earths, and Their Proper Product as Also Full and Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1727 edition. Excerpt: ...and laid upon the ground in. little heaps, and then spread all over the ground, and is an excellent manure; for I believe, it being an alkali, imbibes the nitre or spirit of the air, which the dews and rains dissolve, and carry with them into the earth and feeds, and so fructifies them, as has already been shewn in lime. With the strong soap-lee boil'd to a stone, is made the lapis infernalis, which the chirurgeons use for a caustick to make issues, or sometimes open hard tumours with. Whether 'tis worth while to make these potashes in any of our wooddy parts of England, 1 must submit to the proprietors; altho' there was lately an ingenious gentleman with me, to enquire the manner of making them in order to it: and so much for oaks, John Houghton, F.R.S, Ns. B. Numb. 494. containing only an Index to Vol' 16. of these Papers in Folio, is therefore not prfmed here N j Friday, Friday, January 16. 1704.. Num. 4.95. An epitome of the sixteen wvolumes. IN my first volume is the nature ot earth, -water, air, and fire, with their effects, and reason of many of their operations. In my second, natural history, with the taxes, acres, houses, &c. 'i& each county of England and Wales, with notes, particularly of Yorkshire and Derbyshire: In my third, the doctrine of fermentation, history dt cyder and clay: In my fourth, a continuation of day, and all ics uses I could learn, wfrh the history of wheat: In my fifth, the history of joint' stocks and kine: In my sixth, I went on about kine, shewing the use and manufacture of most parts, the doctrine of nutrition, circulation of the blood, with seasons of its ascent, and manner of growing of bones and other parts: In my seventh, I have carried on the history of kine in discourses upon blood, butter, cheese, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236626761
  • 9781236626769