Item #38781 The Works of Martin Doyle. [Volume Two only of 2]. (Containing Three Books)- 1. Hints to Small Holders on Planting, Cattle, Poultry, Agricultural Implements, Flax, &c. Second Edition, carefully revised by Author. . - 2. The Kitchen Garden; or Monthly Calendar of Practical Directions for the Culture of Vegetables. Second Edition, enlarged. - 3. The Flower and Fruit Garden, or Monthly Calendar of Practical Directions for the Culture of Flowers. With a List of Fruit Trees suited to the Climate of Ireland. Second Edition, enlarged & improved. William. By Martin Doyle HICKEY, pseud.

The Works of Martin Doyle. [Volume Two only of 2]. (Containing Three Books)- 1. Hints to Small Holders on Planting, Cattle, Poultry, Agricultural Implements, Flax, &c. Second Edition, carefully revised by Author. . - 2. The Kitchen Garden; or Monthly Calendar of Practical Directions for the Culture of Vegetables. Second Edition, enlarged. - 3. The Flower and Fruit Garden, or Monthly Calendar of Practical Directions for the Culture of Flowers. With a List of Fruit Trees suited to the Climate of Ireland. Second Edition, enlarged & improved.

Dublin. William Curry, Jun. and Company. 1832, 1834, & 1836. Hardcover. 12mo, 19cm, second editions, 88, 111, viii, 159 pp., 1 frontispiece (Part 3), indexes, rebound in modern cloth, gilt spine title, very good (gar). ~ Irish protestant curate, Rev. William Hickey (1787-1788), apart from the Church, was chiefly interested in educating the Irish peasantry in better farming methods. In the 1820's near Bannow, the Gladstonian Settlement established an agricultural school and set up the South Wexford Agricultural Society. In 1831, Hickey published "Emigration to Upper Canada" Item #38781

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