Saturday, September 27, 2008

Read This: Jethro Tull

Horse-hoeing husbandry Designed to Introduce a New Method of Culture, Whereby the Produce of Land Will be Increased, and the Usual Expence Lessened : Together with Accurate Descriptions and Cuts of the Instruments Employed in it By Jethro Tull: "OR An ESSAY on the PRINCIPLES o F Vegetation and Tillage Defigned to introduce ANEW METHOD of CULTURED WHEREBY The Produce of Land will be increafed and the ufual Expence lefTened Together with Accurate DESCRIPTIONS and CUTS of the Inftruments employed in it By JETHROTULL Efq t Of Shalborne in Berkfliire The THIRD EDITION very carefully Corrected To which is prefixed A New PREFACE by the EDITORS addrcflcd to all concerned in AGRICULTURE LONDON Printed for A MILLAR oppofite to Catharine JIrett in the Strand t M DCC LI Horfc Hoeing Husbandry "

Not that Jethro Tull. The Jethro Tull who was a great innovator in farm technology. His book "Horse Shoeing Husbandry" is now available on Google books. Interesting read, if a little outdated.

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