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George Cooke
The complete English farmer; or, Husbandry made perfectly easy, in all its useful branches.
London, printed; Boston, re-printed by D. Kneeland for H. Knox [177-?].
142 p. 19-13 cm.

Call no.: S509 .C74 1770

This edition of George Cooke’s The Complete English Farmer was printed in Boston. It is a general agrarian text concerned with numerous aspects of farming. Topics range from Oat harvesting to calve rearing. Of relevance to this collection is the chapter entitled “Bees.” This chapter highlights emergence of apiculture as a serious possible pursuit of the farmer.

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