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The complete family-piece: and country gentleman, and farmer's best guide. In three parts. Part I. Containing a very choice and valuable collection of above one thousand well-experienced practical family-receipts in pysick and surgery, cookery, pastry and confectionary . Part II. Containing, I. Full instructions to be observed in hunting, coursing, setting and shooting . II. Cautions, rules and directions to be taken and observed in fishing III. A full and complete Kalender of all work necessary to be done in the fruit, flower, and kitchen gardens, green-house &c. . Part III. Containing, practical rules, and methods, for the improving of land, and managing a farm in all its branches . With a complete alphabetical index to each part. The second edition improved.
London: printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch C. Rivington S. Birt T. Longman and J. Clarke in Duck-Lane, 1737. 12mo., xii + 526 + (62)pp., contemporary calf with raised bands and gilt rules. A very good copy. First published the previous year, this was a comprehensive vade mecum for the country gentleman and his family. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: John Drury Rare Books ABA ILAB [Manningtree, United Kingdom]
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