|Author:||Plat, Hugh, Sir, 1552-1611?|
|Title:||The nevve and admirable arte of setting of corne with all the necessarie tooles and other circumstances belonging to the same: the particular titles whereof, are set downe in the page following.|
|Publication info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
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The nevve and admirable arte of setting of corne with all the necessarie tooles and other circumstances belonging to the same: the particular titles whereof, are set downe in the page following.
Plat, Hugh, Sir, 1552-1611?
Imprinted at London: By Peter Short, dwelling at the figure of the Starre on Bredstreet hill, 1600.
|Alternate titles:||New and admirable arte of setting of corne Newe and admirable arte of setting of corne.|
Anonymous. By Sir Hugh Plat.
"A2r line 1 of text ends: "probablie", line 3 has "new"; C1r line 7 of text ends "cause", line 11 has "wormes"."--STC.
With woodcut title vignette.
Another edition of STC 19993.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Horticultural crops -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Planting (Plant culture) -- England -- Early works to 1800.
The Contents of this Booke.
The new found Arte of setting of Corne.
CHAP. 1. How this inuention began.
CHAP. 2. The reason why Corne doth shoote vp into so many eares rather by setting then sowing.
CHAP. 3. The manner of digging and laying of the arable grounds in this new practise.
CHAP. 4. The seuerall instruments for making the holes for the graine, and couering them.
CHAP. 5. At what depth and distance your corne must be set.
CHAP. 6. Whether it be good to fill the holes with common earth, and to prepare the seed before it be set.
How by setting and planting of Corne or vines; a great and plentifull encrease may be had.
CHAP. 7. How to make choice of your seed corne.
CHAP. 8. The difference of yeeld betweene the plough and the spade, with some new addition to the plough.