The practical farmer, gardener and housewife; or, dictionary of agriculture, horticulture, and domestic economy: including descriptions of the most improved kinds of livestock ... the best sorts of fruits ... directions for the culture of the morus multicaulis, for the raising of silk. Also with remarks on the cultivation of some select flowers and ornamental shrubs. Edward James Hooper.
The practical farmer, gardener and housewife; or, dictionary of agriculture, horticulture, and domestic economy: including descriptions of the most improved kinds of livestock ... the best sorts of fruits ... directions for the culture of the morus multicaulis, for the raising of silk. Also with remarks on the cultivation of some select flowers and ornamental shrubs
The practical farmer, gardener and housewife; or, dictionary of agriculture, horticulture, and domestic economy: including descriptions of the most improved kinds of livestock ... the best sorts of fruits ... directions for the culture of the morus multicaulis, for the raising of silk. Also with remarks on the cultivation of some select flowers and ornamental shrubs

The practical farmer, gardener and housewife; or, dictionary of agriculture, horticulture, and domestic economy: including descriptions of the most improved kinds of livestock ... the best sorts of fruits ... directions for the culture of the morus multicaulis, for the raising of silk. Also with remarks on the cultivation of some select flowers and ornamental shrubs

Cincinnati: Geo. Conclin, 1839. First edition, 8vo, pp. 544; woodblock text illustrations throughout, some full page; contemporary full calf, gilt ruled spine, black morocco label; joints cracked, boards rubbed, light edge toning to textblock, otherwise good, the textblock sound. An uncommon reference on a wide range of domestic subjects, organized alphabetically. For a sample: "Chocolate, choking in cattle, chopped hands, churn." Each entry offers recipes, solutions, methods, tools, and so on, depending on the subject. American Imprints 56358; Morgan, Ohio, 3662; not in Rink. Item #58887

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