London: A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, 1737. Hardcover. Very good. Item #23421
Second edition, improved. 12mo. xii, 526,(62) pp. Contemporary spotted calf, spine gilt with red leather lettering pieces. Hinges neatly repaired, some rubbing and scuffing of edges and bands, else a very good copy. The first edition was published in 1736.
Engraved fishing bookplate of Dean Sage on the inside front board.
Part I. containing a ... collection of above one thousand well-experienced practical family-receipts ... Part II. containing, I. Full instructions to be observed in hunting, coursing, setting and shooting ... II. Cautions, rules, and directions to be taken and observed in fishing; with the manner of making and preserving of rods, lines, floats, artificial flies, &c. and for chusing and preserving several sorts of curious baits. III. A full ... kalendar of all work necessary to be done in the fruit, flower, and kitchen gardens ... Part III. containing, practical rules, and methods, for the improving of land, and managing a farm in all its branches.