The landed gentleman's useful companion: or, A sure and easy method of improving estates : By plantation of oak, elm, beech, birch, platanus, portugal chesnut, horse chesnut, walnut, lime, service, maple, sycamore, hornbeam, quickbeam, hazel, fir, pine, and all kinds of aquaticks, &c. Wherein is demonstrated, the necessity and advantage thereof; with their, manner of raising, cultivating, felling, &c. in all kinds of soils, whereby estates may be greatly improved. Together with an appendix, of the mensuration of timber, after the common method; and the deceitful way of taking dimensions. Likewise geometrical rules for the true mensuration thereof. The whole being founded on above thirty years experience, and now first published for the benefit of the publick by a country gentleman

Main Author: Langley, Batty
Format: eBook
Published: London Printed for James Hodges, at the Looking-Glass, over-against St. Magnus Church, London-Bridge 1741, 1741
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:A reissue of the 1728 edition entitled 'A sure method of improving estates, .. ', with a cancelled titlepage and with the irregular pagination in the preliminaries corrected. - English Short Title Catalog, T11864. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - Variant; the preliminary pagination is uncorrected
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([10],xx,274p.,plate) 8°