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Francis Forbes

The modern improvements in agriculture; containing the principles of tillage and vegetation, and present practice of the most skilful husbandmen, in the Culture of Corn and Pulse, and of the Grasses, Plants, and Roots for feeding Cattle: And a comparative View of their Uses and Advantages, from authentic Experiments made by many ingenious Persons, particularly in Britain and Ireland. Likewise the most approved methods of watering land, Draining, and other valuable Improvements. Illustrated With Copper-Plates, and Descriptions Of Several New Instruments; One a Horse-Hoe invented by the Author, Of very general Use, for hoeing all Grops planted in Rows, with wide for narrow Spaces. By Mr. Forbes.

London: Printed for T. Evans, near York-Buildings, Strand; J. Debrett, opposite Burlington-House, Piccadilly; J. Ogilvy, Holborn; and T. Vernor, St. Michael’s Alley, Cornhill, 1784.
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The modern improvements in agriculture; containing the principles of tillage and vegetation, and present practice of the most skilful husbandmen, in the Culture of Corn and Pulse, and of the Grasses, Plants, and Roots for feeding Cattle: And a comparative View of their Uses and Advantages, from authentic Experiments made by many ingenious Persons, particularly in Britain and Ireland. Likewise the most approved methods of watering land, Draining, and other valuable Improvements. Illustrated With Copper-Plates, and Descriptions Of Several New Instruments; One a Horse-Hoe invented by the Author, Of very general Use, for hoeing all Grops planted in Rows, with wide for narrow Spaces. By Mr. Forbes. Library Average
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Robert R. Randall7/5/17917/25/1791Forbes Agriculture
Walter Rutherfurd3/2/17923/17/1792Forbes Agriculture
Christian Schultz8/5/18018/13/1801Forbes' Agriculture
Frederick de PeysterVolume 29/30/180110/2/1801Forbes Agriculture
Frederick de PeysterVolume 19/30/180110/2/1801Forbes Agriculture
James Boyd10/19/180110/24/1801Forbes Agriculture
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