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1798 NEW RUSTIC HOUSE OR RURAL ECONOMY horses, bee-keeping vineyards falconry

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Bastien, J. F. NEW RUSTIC HOUSE OR RURAL ECONOMY, AND GENERAL PRACTICE OF ALL PROPERTY COUNTRY. New Edition, entirely Rewritten. .. 2 Volumes. Paris: J. F. Bastien, 1798. 10-1/2 Inches. Hardback. Good + condition. In French. Full-Leather. VOLUMES I & III only (Lacks Vol II). 40 PLATES.

Vol I - xvi, 889 pages. 20 plates (including 4 folding) one plate edge torn.

Vol III - vii, 1006 pages. 20 plates (including 11 folding) one plate edge torn, one plate torn with paper loss.

Original full calf. Worn, rubbed, damp stained, front cover to Vol III loose. Some foxing & damp staining to the pages. New Edition, entirely rewritten, considerably augmented, and put in order, after the experiences of the safest, most authors estimated, the memories and processes growers, amateurs and artists, each in the sections that concern them; LA NOUVELLE MAISON RUSTIQUE, OU ECONOMIE RURALE, PRATIQUE ET GENERALE DE TOUS LES BIENS DE CAMPAGNE. Nouvelle Edition . . . 

Illustrations depict, in part: Animal husbandry, livestock, sheep, cattle, horses, bee-keeping, silk-worms, agriculture farming implements, harvesting, wheat, fruit trees, container potting, wild flowers, green-houses, architecture, indoor gardening, vineyards, grape harvesting, fruit presses, net fishing, dogs, game animals, traps & snares, falconry, &c.


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