Brett's colonists' guide and cyclopaedia of useful knowledge : being a compendiu...

Name/Title

Brett's colonists' guide and cyclopaedia of useful knowledge : being a compendium of information by practical colonists upon ...

Edition

Reprint of the edition published Auckland : H. Brett, 1883.

Maker

Leys, Thomson W. (Thomson Wilson), 1850-1924

Maker Role

Editor

About this object

Contents: "Farming : bush and fern land -- Management of horses, cattle, sheep and crops -- Monthly calendar of farm operations -- The dairy, cheese factories -- Poultry -- Gardening : kitchen, flower, greenhouse and vinery -- Fruit culture, with explicit directions on grafting, pruning and budding for amateurs -- Drainage -- Bee keeping -- Insects : useful and injurious -- Tea, tobacco olive and hop culture -- Wine making -- Soap boiling -- Curing and storing -- The family doctor -- The housewife's text-book of cookery and useful recipes -- Mechanical contrivances -- Painting, glue, cements -- Abstract of New Zealand local government laws, etc., etc., etc." Partial Contents The farm / by Thomas Allen -- Horticulture / by W. Goldie -- Poultry / by T. Allen -- The family doctor / by A. Osborne Knight.

Date Made

1980

Publisher

Capper Press

Publication Place

London

Subject and Association Keywords

Agriculture -- New Zealand -- Dictionaries and encyclopedias

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand -- History -- 19th century Horticulture -- New Zealand -- Dictionaries and encyclopedias New Zealand -- Dictionaries and encyclopedias

Object Type

Book

Object number

2014.2.1241

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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