|Author:||Meager, Leonard, 1624?-1704?|
|Title:||The mystery of husbandry, or, Arable, pasture and wood-land improved Containing the whole art and mystery of agriculture or husbandry, in bettering and improving all degrees of land ... : directions for marling, dunging, mudding, sanding ... : proper times for sowing, chusing good seed, and ploughing ... : how to keep corn and other pulse from being destroyed by birds, vermin, lightening, mildew ... : To which is added The countryman's alamack. / by Lenard Meager.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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The mystery of husbandry, or, Arable, pasture and wood-land improved Containing the whole art and mystery of agriculture or husbandry, in bettering and improving all degrees of land ... : directions for marling, dunging, mudding, sanding ... : proper times for sowing, chusing good seed, and ploughing ... : how to keep corn and other pulse from being destroyed by birds, vermin, lightening, mildew ... : To which is added The countryman's alamack. / by Lenard Meager.
Meager, Leonard, 1624?-1704?
London: Printed by W. Onley for Henry Nelme ..., 1697.
Agriculture -- Early works to 1800.
THE PREFACE TO THE READER.
THE Mystery of Husbandry: OR, Arable, Pasture, and Wood-Land IMPROVED.
Of the Single-wheel-plough.
Of the Double-wheel Plough.
Of the Turn-wrest-plough.
Of the Double-plough, ploughing two Furrows at once.
Of the Plough carrying a Harrow after it.
Of the Dutch Plough.
Belonging to Arable and Field-Land.
Belonging to the Barn and Stable.
Belonging to Pastures and Meadows.
Of the Buck and Hare; the manner of finding them, &c.
Of the Fox, Badger, and Wild-Goat.
Of the Otter.
THE Countryman's Almanack:
Signs of Weather. And First, Of Rain.
Signs of Fair Weather.
Signs of Windy Weather.
Signs of Frosty Weather.
Signs of Snowy Weather.
Signs of Hail.
The Measure of Time.
Observations of things produced by Natural Causes, as Blazing-stars, &c. and the Causes.
Of Stormy Winds.
Ignis Fatuus, or Foolish Fire.
Of the Eclipses of the Sun and Moon, with their true Causes.
Of the Rainbow.
Of the Nature and Properties of the Seven Planets.
The Ʋnfortunate and Fatal Days in the Year.
The Names and Properties of the Twelve Winds.
Of the Nativity of our Lord, falling on any of the Seven Days in the Week; thereby shewing the Disposition of the Year.
BOOKS newly Published, and Sold by Henry Nelme, at the Leg and Star in Cornhill.
School-Books Printed for H. Nelme.