Publisher:David & Charles, Newton Abbot, Devon, 1979
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
David & Charles, 1979, Brown Cloth, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First Edition
gilt titles spine; price-intact, wrap-around D/J. illustrated by Patrick Chilcort; "in this thoughtful and comprehensive guide. C J Munroe provides much useful information on all aspects of running a smallholding, from keeping livestock such as goats, pigs. geese, poultry, rabbits, honeybees and mink to cultivatinz fruit, flowers and vegetables for the market. Drawing from his own extensive knowledge of the subject. he makes the newcomer aware of the problems that may arise. the mistakes that could prove ruinous to the one-man concern, the things to attempt and the things to avoid. The Smallholder's Guide poses the questions on every angle of the business that the newcomer ought to ask. and to which he should find answers before he sets out - from the things to look out for as a buver or tenant to the suitabilitv of different breeds of animals. As well as giving plenty of practical advice on land, stock, crops, management and equipment . Mr. Munroe discusses the viabilitv of the various animals and crops that can be raised on a smallholding. Here is the essential information for those who would like to make a living from the land: no 'pie-in-the-sky' but a realistic assessment full of sensible ideas." a clean copy with, including index - 160 pages Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Gardening. ISBN: 0715376527. ISBN/EAN: 9780715376522. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: FRM00002.