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The farmer's director
Thomas Bowden


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The farmer's director
or, a compendium of English husbandry. Concisely describing the management of land, and cultivating the several kinds of corn and pulse. Of grasses and plants for the food of cattle, and their several feeding qualities. Of meadows and pastures, and a new system of applying the grass-lands of a farm. With various improvements interspersed through the work. Also an appendix. Containing general observations and directions on various subjects of husbandry. Such as difference of soils, and the manner of treating them. Of the cattle necessary for different farms. Of the improvement of heath lands and marshes. Of the manner of improving a new farm. Of the servants necessary, and the various implements of husbandry. Of the expence of stocking, &c. &c. By Thomas Bowden, of the county of Kent.

Published 1776 by printed for Richardson and Urquhart, at the Royal Exchange in London .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

With a half-title.

Adamnote Reproduction of original in the University of Southampton, Perkins Collection.

Microfilm. Woodbridge, Conn.: Primary Source Media, 1999. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 10220, no. 01).

Eighteenth century -- reel 10220, no. 01.
Early works to 1800

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[4], iv, 160 p.
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