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The complete family-piece: and, country gentleman
The complete family-piece: and, country gentleman, and farmer's best guide. etc. In three parts.
London: printed for J. Roberts sold by J. Roberts 1736
17 cm. xii, 456 p. 3 sh. 6 d.
GB: LWML LeU(B)*
US: CtY ICJ NNNAM
--another ed. London: printed by T. Longman, J. Clarke and S. Birt, 1736. LWML: NNNAM
--2nd ed. improved. London: printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, 1737. LWML; LeU(B): CtY; KMK
--3rd ed. improved. London: printed for C. Rivington and S. Birt, 1741. LBL; LeU(B); MPL: CtY; MH; MnU
--5th ed. improved. Dublin: reprinted and sold by G. Faulkner, 1749. --: CtY
1. Part 1 is devoted to cookery receipts and medical hints. Part 2 to hunting, coursing, setting and shooting . . . and Part 3 practical rules . . . for the improving of land.
2. Gents.Mag., vol. 6 (Mar. 1736), p. 172, confirms that the price was 3 sh. 6 d.
Bitting, p. 534; Oxford, pp. 66-8