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OF
HUSBANDRY and GARDENING;

Containing a New
SYSTEM of VEGETATION:

Illustrated with many
OBSERVATIONS and EXPERIMENTS.

In Two VOLUMES.
Formerly publish'd Monthly, and now metho-

diz'd and digested under proper HEADS, with
ADDITIONs and great ALTERATIONS.

In FOUR PARTS.
Part 1. Concerning the Im- Part III. Of the Management

provement of Land, by fer- of Fruit Trees, with par-
tilizing bad Soils. Offtock- ticular Observations relat,
ing of Farms with Cattle, ing to Graffing, Inarching
Poultry, Fish, Bees, Graffes, and Inoculating.
Grain, Cyder, &c.

Part IV. Remarks on the Dir.
Part II. Instructions to a Gar- position of Gardens in ge-

dener, wherein is demon- neral. Of the Method of
ftrated the Circulation of managing Exotick Plants
Sap, the Generation of and Flowers, and natura,
Plants, the Nature of Soil, lizing them to our Cli-,
Air and Situation. Of the mate ; with an Account
Profits arising from plant- of Stoves, and artificial
ing and raising Timber. Heats.

Adorn'd with CUT S.

hard

By R.BRADLEY, Professor of Botany in the
University of Cambridge, and F. R. S.

VOL. I.

LONDON:
Printed for T. WOODWARD, at the Half Moon over
against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleetftreet, and
J. PEELE at Locke's Head in Pater nofter Row.

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The Right Honourable the
Lord CARTERET,
One of His MAJESTY's

Principal Secretaries of
State.

Jo-19-36

MY LORD,

HE favourable Reception which some

of my former Works have met with, and the Encouragement I have had to

pursue

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pursue my Studies in the useful Parts of natural History, has prompted me to undertake the Task which I now venture to lay before your Lordship

The Improvement of Land, and the Study of Agriculture, have greatly contributed to render our Nation famous above all other Countries; but whether that is owing more to the natural Industry of our People in general, or to the good Reasoning of particular Persons, is doubtful: If it proceeds from the former, there is room enough to hope for its Advancement by thę latter; or if this useful Art

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has made its Way thus far by the Labours of Experimental Philosophers; 'tis Encouragement enough for them to continue thofe Studies, since we neither want People nor Industry to bring their Designs into Practice

But as every Art, however extensive or useful, demands the Protection of the Great, to make it circulate in the Minds of the Publick, so I am confident there is no furer Way of recommending these Papers to the World, than by introducing them under the Patronage of your Lordship, whose extensive Genius, wife Conduct, and Love for his

Country,

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