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Instructions for the Analysis of Soils, Limestones, and Manures
James Finlay Weir Johnston
Sin vista previa disponible - 2018
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Página 6 - Illustrated with Portraits of Animals painted from the life ; and with 557 Engravings on Wood, representing the principal Field Operations, Implements, and Animals treated of in the Work. A New and Revised Edition, the third, in great part Rewritten. 2 vols. large 8vo, £-2, IDS. The Book of Farm-Buildings ; their Arrangement and Construction. By HENRY STEPHENS, FRSE, Author of 'The Book of the Farm ;
Página 6 - Persons required to conduct and execute the labour of the Farm. On the Institutions of Education best suited to Agricultural Students. On the evils attending the neglect of Landowners and others to learn Practical Agriculture. On observing the Details and recording the Facts of Farming by the Agricultural Student.
Página 2 - ... comforts ought to recall them to our minds. One main cause of this is, that our schools tell us nothing about them — do not teach those parts of modern learning which would fit us for seeing them.
Página 4 - Engineer. 6s. Dwellings for the Working Classes : their Construction and Arrangement; with Plans, Elevations, and Specifications, suggestive of Structures adapted to the Agricultural and Manufacturing Districts. By R. SCOTT BORN.
Página 2 - ... at once the most important to life, and the most purely chemical in their nature — THE BODY WE CHERISH, as presenting many striking phenomena, and performing many interesting chemical functions not touched upon in the discussion of the preceding topics — and lastly, the CIRCULATION OF MATTER, as exhibiting in one view the end, purpose, and method of all the changes in the natural body, in organic nature, and in the mineral kingdom, which are connected with and determine the existence of life.
Página 6 - THE BOOK OF THE FARM. Detailing the Labours of the Farmer, Farm-Steward, Ploughman, Shepherd, Hedger, Cattle-man, Field-worker, and Dairymaid, and forming a safe Monitor for Students in Practical Agriculture. By HENRY STEPHENS, FRSE 2 vols. royal 8vo, £3, handsomely bound in cloth, with upwards of 600 Illustrations. " The best book I have ever met with.
Página 5 - THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE FARM: A Series of Designs for Farm Houses, Farm Steadings, Factors' Houses, and Cottages. By JOHN STARFORTH, Architect. Sixty-two Engravings. In medium 4to, £2, 2s.
Página 1 - Nothing hitherto published has at all equalled it, both as regards true science and sound common sense.