La Nouvelle Maison Rustique, ou economie rurale, pratique et générale de tous biens de campagne by Louis Liger
La Nouvelle Maison Rustique, ou economie rurale, pratique et générale de tous biens de campagne by Louis Liger
La Nouvelle Maison Rustique, ou economie rurale, pratique et générale de tous biens de campagne by Louis Liger
La Nouvelle Maison Rustique, ou economie rurale, pratique et générale de tous biens de campagne by Louis Liger
La Nouvelle Maison Rustique, ou economie rurale, pratique et générale de tous biens de campagne by Louis Liger
La Nouvelle Maison Rustique, ou economie rurale, pratique et générale de tous biens de campagne by Louis Liger
La Nouvelle Maison Rustique, ou economie rurale, pratique et générale de tous biens de campagne by Louis Liger
La Nouvelle Maison Rustique, ou economie rurale, pratique et générale de tous biens de campagne by Louis Liger
La Nouvelle Maison Rustique, ou economie rurale, pratique et générale de tous biens de campagne by Louis Liger

La Nouvelle Maison Rustique, ou economie rurale, pratique et générale de tous biens de campagne by Louis Liger

1790 Paris

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PUBLISHED: Paris: Chez Fabre

DESCRIPTION: Two volumes. Full period calf. Gilt titles to labels to spine. Engraved frontispiece, 41 engraved plates, 5 folding plates and 15 woodcut illustrations. ubjects covered range from the initial purchase and setting up of a country estate, to advice on all aspects of country living: the keeping of chickens, geese, ducks, swans and (strangely) pelicans, pheasants, peacocks; horses; beef and dairy cows, sheep and goats, pigs, bee-keeping. The second part is devoted to advice on arable farming, what to grow and how; the management of forest and marshland; notes on the use of ornamental trees and finishes with hints on trading in the produce of the estate. The second volume is presented in two main parts: the first deals with all aspects of the garden (ornamental, kitchen, herb and fruit), the grape vine and other fruits used to produce drinks. The final part covers hunting and other country pursuits.

NOTE: Louis Liger was the author of a number of works on domestic economy & agriculture.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: xvi, 848., viii, 836. xxx, [ii]. pp

EDITION: First Thus

PAPER SIZE: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

BINDING: Full-Leather
The binding is clean and presentable, if a little rubbed. The front hinges to both volumes are weak, with cracking to the hinges, but still holding on. Internally, both books are clean and tidy throughout. A lovely pair of volumes. The plates are in very nice condition.
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