A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Draining Land, Etc. ...: Also, on Sea, River and Lake Embankments : Formation of Ponds, and Artificial Pieces of Water, &c : with an Appendix, Containing Hints and Directions for the Culture and Improvement of Bog, Moss ... After Being Drained
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