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The English improver, or, A new survey of husbandry

The English improver, or, A new survey of husbandry

discovering to the kingdome, that some land, both arable and pasture, may be advanced double or treble other land to a five or tenfold, and some to a twenty fold improvement, yea, some now not worth above one, or two shillings, per acree, be made worth thirty, or forty, if not more : clearly demonstrated from principles of sound reason, ingenuity, and late but most certaine reall experiences, held forth under six peeces of improvement ...

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Published by Printed for J. Wright ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- England.,
  • Agriculture -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEnglish improver, New survey of husbandry, English improver., New survey of husbandry.
    Statementby Walter Blith ...
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 525:5.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[26], 153, [8] p.
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16773714M

    London, Jhon Kynge, MDLXI. Folio [Fitzherbert's Husbandry] A newe tracte or treatyse moost profitable For All Husbandmen.. Imprinted.. by Rycharde Pynson [in or before ]. Small 4to. * In Pinson's edition of Sir Anthony Fitzherbert's Boke of Survey- ing, printed in , this book is mentioned as having been already published. The book of husbandry - Kindle edition by Fitzherbert, Anthony, Skeat, Walter William. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The book of by:

    In Walter Blith, in his English Improver; or, A new Survey of Husbandry, wrote that several of his pieces, containing much both for profit and recreation, "have been advantageous to the kingdom" and "worthy much honour." He treats, Blith writes, "of all things at large that either concerns the husbandman with the good housewife" (Brydges. First edition of the first English work on surveying in the modern sense: the measuring and plotting of land. In the 16th century, “survey-ing” could also mean giving instructions to land stewards and overseers of the manor; John Fitzherbert wrote the first book on that subject in our book is very rare and is a fine copy.

      Francis Bacon had set the scene in The Advancement of Learning () with the idea of learning being ‘improved and converted by the industry of man’, 51 which kick-starts a whole ‘improvement industry’: Walter Blith’s The English Improver, Or a New Survey of Husbandry (), which then became The English Improver Improved (); an Cited by: 9. The English improver Improved or the Survey of Husbandry Surveyed discovering the Improveableness of all Lands: Some to be under a double and Treble others under a Five or Six Fould. And many Under a Tenn fould, yea some under a Twenty fould Improvement. By Wa: Blith a lover of Ingenuity.


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OCLC Number: Notes: Title on two leaves, the first engraved, the second (beginning "all clearly demonstrated"), print. Previously published as: The English improver, or, A new survey of husbandry, His The English Improver, or, A New Survey of Husbandry (), offering six pieces of improvement, was dedicated to both houses of parliament and the 'ingenuous reader'.

In the same year another edition appeared. A so-called third impression was 'much augmented' () and was, in fact, a thoroughly revised work. Previously published as: The English improver, or, A new survey of husbandry, Reproduction of original from Goldsmiths' Library, University of London. Goldsmiths'-Kress no.

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The English improver, or, A new survey of husbandry discovering to the kingdome that some land, both arrable and pasture, may be advanced double or treble, other land to a five or tenfold and some to a twentyfold improvement, yea some not now worth above one or two shillings per acree be made worth thirty or forty, if not more / by: Blith.

English Improver, or a New Survey of Husbandry, first edition, shaved touching neatline on title and typographical decoration on a4, ownership inscription "Francis Rollo his book " on front free endpaper, The English improver sheep, rebacked [Wing B; Goldsmiths ], small 4to, J.

His The English Improver, or, A New Survey of Husbandry was dedicated to both houses of Parliament and to the "ingenuous reader".

A second edition appeared in the same year, and third, "much augmented" inwith a second part containing "Six Newer Pieces of Improvement". The English improver improved or the survey of husbandry surveyed discovering the improveableness of all lands: some to be under a double and treble others under a five or six fould.

And many under a or fould, yea some under a twenty fould improuement. The English improver improved, or, The svrvey of hvsbandry svrveyed discovering the improueableness of all lands some to be under a double and treble, others under a five or six fould English improver improved.

Survey of husbandry surveyed. Blith, Walter, fl. Format: Tapa blanda. BLITH, WALTER (fl. ), agricultural writer, issued in a work entitled 'The English Improver, or a new Survey of Husbandry Held forth under Six Peeces of Improvement. By Walter Blith, a Lover of Ingenuity,' London, The English Improver Improved or the Survey of Husbandry Surveyed.

The third impression, much augmented. The English Improver Improved or the Survey of Husbandry Surveyed. The third impression, much augmented. Request an Image. Distributed as part of the Lampeter Corpus. B Founders 3A London John Wright quarto Walter Blith agricultural writer; captain in the army professions (officer) DNB: fl.

; the present text seems to be directed against Hartlib husbandry front (dedication address (4)) THE ENGLISH IMPROVER IMPROVED or the SVRVEY OF HVSBANDRY SVRVEYED Discovering the. The English Improver Improved.

Or the Survey of Husbandry Surveyed. This book was written by Walter Blith in and was one of the very first attempts to put into print how land could be improved by good husbandry. Blith had fought in the war on the parliamentary side and had been involved in the sequestration of Royalist land after the war.

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The English improver, or a new survey of husbandry The English improver improved, or the survey of husbandry surveyed () Bloch, Bernard & Trager, George Leonard Outline of linguistic analysis ‘Blois, W.’ Modern policies, taken from Machiavel, Borgia, etc. () Blom, Eric Walter. Ralph Austen (c.

–) was an English writer on gardening and husbandry, who urged the use of concise, plain language. He also worked to popularize cider as a beverage. Life. Austen was a native of spent the second part of his life in Oxford, devoting most of his time to gardening and the raising of fruit trees.

15 Walter Blith The English Improver Improved or the Survey of Husbandry Surveyed 3rd impression, London, 4º: p 2 A 4 a–e 4 f 2 B–2I 4 c 1 2K–2N 4 2O 2 (with 4 plates) ×90mm Vet. A3 e. For example, we have just seen that Walter Blith grew The English Improver, or a New Survey of Husbandry into The English Improver Improved or the Survey of Husbandry Surveyed at almost twice the length.

While Blith, who bills himself as "a lover of ingenuity," uses versions of the word "improve" almost obsessively, and proposes to open for his. The MERL rare book collections have now been fully catalogued on the Unicorn catalogue, and can be viewed in the Special Collections Service reading room upon prior request.

List of exhibits. The following books were on display: Walter Blith. The English improver improved, or, The survey of husbandry surveyed London: Printed for John.

The Draining of the Fens Eric H. Ash Published by Johns Hopkins University Press Ash, Eric H. The Draining of the Fens: Projectors, Popular Politics, and Author: Eric H. Ash. Blith, W. The English improver, or a new survey of husbandry.

Bodin, J. Consilia de Principe recte instituendo. Cum praeceptis cujusdam principis politicis. ——The six bookes of a Commonweale. Britain’s Buss, or A Computation as well as the Charge of a Buss or Herring Fishing Ship.

The English improver Improved or the Survey of Husbandry Surveyed discovering the Improveableness of all Lands: Some to be under a double and Treble others under a Five or Six Fould. And many Under a Tenn fould, yea some under.Related WordsSynonymsLegend: Switch to new thesaurus Noun 1.

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