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Author: Sha., J., 17th cent.
Title: Certaine plaine and easie demonstrations of divers easie wayes and meanes for the improving of any manner of barren land ... published for the increasing of the wealth and prosperitie of the nation, and the benefit of the poore, and all of those as are owners of any barren land.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Certaine plaine and easie demonstrations of divers easie wayes and meanes for the improving of any manner of barren land ... published for the increasing of the wealth and prosperitie of the nation, and the benefit of the poore, and all of those as are owners of any barren land.
Sha., J., 17th cent.

London: Printed by T.F., and are to be sold by William Ley, at his shop ..., 1657.
Notes:
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
"To the reader" signed: J. Sha:
Include two anonymous tracts, having caption titles, "How to order any land, so as it may reteyne all the moysture that falleth thereon, and to improve it thereby" and "An easie and profitable order in tilling of ground to improve it, and make it fertile."
Subject terms:
Agriculture -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A59592.0001.001

Contents
title page
Briefe Demonstrations of Certaine, Plaine and Easie wayes, and meanes for the Improving of any manner of Barren-Land, although not worth xij.d. the Acre, and shewing how to make the same become worth xx.s. xxx.s. or xl.s. the Acre yearely.
part
CHAP. I. Concerning the use of the Manuring. Rowler.
CHAP. II. How to improve Barren Land not worth yearely xij.d. the Acre, and io make it become worth yearely xx.s. or xxx.s. the Acre.
CHAP. III. How to Improve any Barren Land not worth xij.d. the Acre.
CHAP. IV. Another way whereby Barren-fields may be improved.
CHAP. V. Another way to improve Barren Land not worth xij.d. the Acre.
subpart
HOW TO ORDER ANY LAND, SO as it may reteyne all the moysture that falleth thereon: And to Im∣prove it thereby.
How to prepare barraine Land that yeeldeth no profit, for the Improoving of it, and how to make it Fertill.
The sewer all benefits that will arise from Mounding of ground with bankes and stopping of Currents of Land waters.
Arguments shewing whither this point of Husbandry bee possible and profitable or no.
A breife Answere vnto what may be objected: or hath beene objected.
AN EASIE AND PROFI∣TABLE ORDER IN TIL∣ling of Ground to improve it, and make it Fertile.
How to shrowd your Grasse.
How to gather Wheate, Rye and Barley in late Harvests, and Wet Seasons.