1733 Jethro Tull Horse-Hoeing Husbandry Agriculture English Irish Farming Dublin

TULL, Jethro

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“Fine language will not fill a Farmer’s Barn”

 – Jethro Tull, Horse-Hoeing Husbandry

 

Jethro Tull was a 17th-century English agriculturalist who is responsible for upgrading the horse-drawn seed drill and hoe – technological advances that made modern agriculture a reality for English farmers. His essay on horse-hoeing provided farmers with a knowledge base for the importance and advantages of hoeing.

 

This 1733 first Dublin edition was published immediately following the success of the 1731 printing and included the full work which did not appear in the first printing.

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1733 Jethro Tull Horse-Hoeing Husbandry Agriculture English Irish Farming Dublin

 

“Fine language will not fill a Farmer’s Barn”

 – Jethro Tull, Horse-Hoeing Husbandry

 

Jethro Tull was a 17th-century English agriculturalist who is responsible for upgrading the horse-drawn seed drill and hoe – technological advances that made modern agriculture a reality for English farmers. His essay on horse-hoeing provided farmers with a knowledge base for the importance and advantages of hoeing.

 

This 1733 first Dublin edition was published immediately following the success of the 1731 printing and included the full work which did not appear in the first printing.

 

Item number: #2945

Price: $750

 

TULL, Jethro

 

The horse-hoeing husbandry, or, An essay on the principles of tillage and vegetation : wherein is shewn a method of introducing a sort of vineyard-culture into the corn-fields, in order to increase their product, and diminish the common expence, by the use of instruments described in cuts

 

Dublin : Printed by A. Rhames, for R. Gunne, G. Risk, G. Ewing, W. Smith, & Smith and Bruce, Booksellers, 1733.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [xvii], [1], 417, [3]
    • Includes 3 copper plates
  • References: Kress 3963; PMM 188; ESTC T 117019;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5.25in (20cm x 13cm)
  • Very rare with only one other example for sale worldwide at $2,750

 

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2945

Categories

Natural History

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Authors

TULL, Jethro

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete