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The school of arts, or, New book of useful knowledge ... /
by J. Cundall, late of Brandsby.


Main Author: Cundall, J.
Related Names: Hambleton, Andrew.
Language(s): English
Published: [London] : Printed and sold by Andrew Hambleton, [ca. 1780]
Edition: Fourth edition.
Subjects: Workshop recipes > Early works to 1800.
Varnish and varnishing > Early works to 1800.
Pigments > Early works to 1800.
Pests > Control > Early works to 1800.
Animal culture > Early works to 1800.
Gardening > Early works to 1800.
Note: Signatures: A-P⁴.
"Containing the management and breeding of canary birds. Monthly observations in the orchard, kitchen and flower gardens. Observations in husbandry, in the manuring, plowing, weeding, and enriching of land. The vermin killer; teaching how to destroy bugs, lice, fleas, mice, rats, moles, weasels, pole-cats, badgers, foxes, otters, wasps, worms, snails, flies, pismires, caterpillars, spiders, &c. Those rare secrets how to catch fish, and make bird lime, together with a valuable collection of receipts, for the cure of most disorders incident to horse and beasts, with the management of horses on journies ... To which is added, the whole art of painting in oil & water colours. Gilding with gold and silver. The method of colouring maps. The curious art of varnishing and japanning, with receipts for making varnish and japan. To stain wood, horn, bone, ivory, leather, paper and parchment, different colours. To take spots out of silks, stuffs, linen, or woollen, and many other things worthy of note."
Place and date from British Library record on COPAC.
Physical Description: iv, 5-120 p. ; 18 cm (4to)
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