Husbandry and trade improv'd: being a collection of many valuable materials relating to corn, cattle, coals, hops, wool, &c. With a compleat catalogue of the several sorts of earths, and their proper product ... as also full and exact histories of trades, as malting, brewing, &c. ... an account of the rivers of England, &c. and how far they may be made navigable; of weights and measures ... the vegetation of plants, &c. with many other useful particulars communicated by several eminent members of the Royal Society, to the collector, John Houghton, F.R.S. Now revised, corrected, and published, with a preface and useful indexes, by Richard Bradley, F.R.S. and Professor of Botany in the University of Cambridge. In three volumes.

Title: 
Husbandry and trade improv'd: being a collection of many valuable materials relating to corn, cattle, coals, hops, wool, &c. With a compleat catalogue of the several sorts of earths, and their proper product ... as also full and exact histories of trades, as malting, brewing, &c. ... an account of the rivers of England, &c. and how far they may be made navigable; of weights and measures ... the vegetation of plants, &c. with many other useful particulars communicated by several eminent members of the Royal Society, to the collector, John Houghton, F.R.S. Now revised, corrected, and published, with a preface and useful indexes, by Richard Bradley, F.R.S. and Professor of Botany in the University of Cambridge. In three volumes.
Author/Artist: 
Houghton, John, 1640-1705, ed.
Publisher: 
London, Printed for Woodman and Lyon in Russel-Street, Covent Garden, 1727-8.
Description: 
4 v. (460, 487, 398, 400 p.) 20.2 cm.
Other Authors: 
Bradley, Richard, 1688-1732, ed.
Bib ID: 
97630
Notes: 
Contents of vols. 1-3 first issued in 598 weekly folio numbers, March 30, 1692-Sept. 24, 1703. Vol. 4, the only vol. with 1728 imprint date, was first published in 1681-3 under the title: A collection of letters for the improvement of husbandry and trade, and may have been intended for the 1728 "Second edition" of the main work.
Running title: A collection for improvement of husbandry and trade.
"A cataogue of the books in the library of the Royal Society, relating to agriculture": v. 4, p. 5-6.