|Title:||Instructions for the increasing of mulberie trees, and the breeding of silke-wormes, for the making of silke in this kingdome. Whereunto is annexed his Maiesties letters to the lords liefetenants of the seuerall shieres of England, tending to that purpose.|
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Instructions for the increasing of mulberie trees, and the breeding of silke-wormes, for the making of silke in this kingdome. Whereunto is annexed his Maiesties letters to the lords liefetenants of the seuerall shieres of England, tending to that purpose.
Letellier, Jean-Baptiste., Stallenge, William,
London: Printed by E[dward] A[llde] for Eleazar Edgar, and are to be solde at his shop in Paules-Church-yard, at the signe of the Winde-mill, 1609.
|Alternate titles:||Memoires et instructions pour l'establissement des meuriers, & art de faire la soye en France. English Memoires et instructions pour l'establissement des meuriers, & art de faire la soye en France. Instructions for the increase and planting of mulberie trees.|
England and Wales. Sovereign (1603-1625 : James I) Miscellaneous documents. 1608-11-16.
Mostly a translation of: Letellier, Jean-Baptiste. Memoires et instructions pour l'establissement des meuriers, & art de faire la soye en France.
Translator's note "To the reader" signed: W.S., i.e. William Stallenge.
The letter from James I is dated: the sixteenth of Nouember, in the sixt yeare of England, France and Ireland ..
Printer's name from STC.
Running title reads: Instructions for the increase and planting of mulberie trees.
Reproduction of the original in the New York Public Library.
Sericulture -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Mulberry -- Early works to 1800.
To the READER.
INSTRƲCTIONS For the increase and planting of Mulberie Trees.
VVhat ground is fit for the Mulbe∣rie seedes, how the same is to be ordered, & in what sort the seedes are to be sowed therein.
VVhen the Plants that are sprung vp of the seeds, are to bee remooued, and how they are to be planted the first time.
VVhen, and how the Plants are to be remooued the second time, and in what manner they are to bee planted where they shall remaine.
VVhen, and how the egges of the Silke-wormes are to be hatched, and how to order the Wormes that shall come of them.
When, and how to make fit roomes for the Wormes to worke their bottomes of silke in, and in what sorte the said bot∣tomes are to be vsed.