1804.025: A Treatise on Practical Farming.

Published: 1804

Full Title: A treatise on practical farming: embracing particularly the following subjects, viz. The use of plaister of Paris, with directions for using it; and general observations on the use of other manures. On deep ploughing; thick sowing of grain; method of preventing fruit trees from decaying, and farming in general. By John A. Binns, of Loudoun County, Virginia, farmer. Second edition.

Author: Binns, John Alexander (1761-1813).

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Samuel Pleasants

Description: 84 pgs. (8vo).


This title also includes a second treatise [pgs. 61-83.]: "A supplement; or, part the second of the treatise, containing additional observations on farming; on the use of plaister of Paris, limestone, salt, &c. To which are annexed, sundry certificates, proving the truth of his former statement thereon." Binns registered a copyright for each of the essays: March 21, 1803 for the first; July 2, 1804 for the second. The first edition of the opening essay was published in 1803 in Frederick, Maryland by John B. Colvin (Shaw & Shoemaker 3834)..

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