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Stuart Press: Agricultural Hand Tools 1580-1660 by Rob Stuart

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Stuart Press: Agricultural Hand Tools 1580-1660 by Rob Stuart
Sorry, this item is out of stock
Type Historical
Sub Type Living History
Brand Stuart Press

Agricultural Hand Tools 1580-1660 by Rob Stuart. Published by Stuart Press as part of the English Agriculture 1580-1660 First Series. First Edition 1995 © Historical Management Associates Ltd. 1995.

The objective of this volume is to identify the tools used and their nature as in dimensions, materials, methods of construction, storage, location and use. This volume covers hand tools, it excludes fixtures and fittings, also equine equipment eg combs and scissors.

40 page A5 paperback booklet with some black and white period illustrations. Contents include:

  • Digging
  • Weeding and cutting
  • Splitting
  • Sharpening
  • Transporting
  • Gathering, spreading and flattening
  • Beating
  • Sorting
  • Ladders
  • Carpentry tools
  • Miscellaneous
  • Holmes and Tusser’s tool lists – Thomas Tusser 1580 and Randolph Homes pre 1688 (based on Tusser)

There are some minor scuffs and marks to the cover and some very minor corrosion to the staples. Otherwise, in a good clean condition.


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