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Stuart Press: Fire and Water on the Farm 1580-1660

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Product Code: 270720

Stuart Press: Fire and Water on the Farm 1580-1660
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Fire and Water on the Farm 1580-1660 – Fuel, Lighting and Water Supply on Farms by Robert Morris. Published by Stuart Press as part of the English Agriculture 1580-1660 First Series. First Edition 2000 © Historical Management Associates Ltd. 2000. ISBN 1 85804 155 4

28 page A5 booklet with one or two, contemporary black and white illustrations. The aim of this work is to identify the types of fuel, lighting and water supply being used on farms in the period 1580-1660. The origins and constraints implicit in the fuels, and therefore their methods of use, and their processing and storage before consumption is also considered. Contents:

Section 1 Fuel

  • Sources of Wood
  • Transporting Wood
  • Processing Wood
  • The Products
  • Buying Wood
  • Selling Wood
  • Other Fuels including Coal, Charcoal and Peat
  • Storage of Fuel
  • Seasoning Wood
  • Fuel Economy
  • Fuel Usage

Section 2 Lighting

  • Candles
  • Rushlights

Section 3 Water

  • Water Supply
  • Consumption
  • Equipment

Bibliography and Abbreviations

There are some minor scuffs and marks to the cover and the staples show signs of corrosion, but the binding is secure and all content is clean and legible.



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