England's Interest: or, The Gentleman and Farmer's Friend. Shewing . . . How Land May be Improved . . . How to Make Cyder . . . Goose-berry, Mul-berry, and Birch wines, as Strong and Wholesome as French and Spanish Wines . . JONAS MOORE.

England's Interest: or, The Gentleman and Farmer's Friend. Shewing . . . How Land May be Improved . . . How to Make Cyder . . . Goose-berry, Mul-berry, and Birch wines, as Strong and Wholesome as French and Spanish Wines . . .

Publisher: London: Printed for A. Bettesworth, 1721.
Edition: Fifth and final edition.
Bibliographical References: Kress 3407; ESTC T132244; and see Fussell, The Old English Farming Books, pages. 70-71
Condition: Front hinge starting; edges rubbed; some foxing; very good copy.
Book ID: 23884

Description

12mo, later polished calf rebacked preserving the original spine, gilt decorations and lettering. Final leaf of publisher's ads.

Comments

¶ A posthumous work by Sir Jonas Moore (1617-1679), first published in 1697 (with subsequent editions in 1703, 1705 and 1707), devoted mostly to wine-making and brewing, with chapters on cooking, bee-keeping, land use, raising horses, and there is a substantial section on fish and fishing, etc. Moore contended that large profits could be made from the brewing of ciders and wines.

Price: $850.00

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