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A new method of making the banks in the Fens almost impregnable [electronic resource] : So as in time to resist the force of rivers, in the most impetuous floods, and prevent all future inundations. With a new but certain method of preparing the lands therein, for the growth of our most valuable timber, viz. oak, elm, ash, &c. Particularly those extensive tracts of lands in the counties of Cambridge and Lincoln, &c. Also some observations on the River Cam; how to confine its bounds and improve its navigation; which may serve for a plan for any other inland river, &c. By John Harrison, botanist, nursery-man in Cambridge
Bib ID 4867586
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Harrison, John, botanist
 
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Description Cambridge : printed for, and sold by the author. Sold also by Messrs. Merrills, and Fletcher and Hodson, in Cambridge; Johnson and Co. and Benj. White, in London; Hollingworth and Whittingham, at Lynn; Chase, at Norwich; Knapp, at Peterborough; Wood at Lincoln; and Green, at Bury, [1766?] 
xi,[1],61,[1] pages ; 8⁰. 
Notes

O copy with MS. date: 1766 but Plomer dates this 1769 on the evidence of newspaper advertisements

Reproduction of original from University of London's Goldsmiths' Library.

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English Short Title Catalog, T193041.

Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. 
Subjects Flood control -- England -- Early works to 1800.  |  Rivers -- England -- Early works to 1800.  |  Fens, The (England) -- Early works to 1800.
Place Great Britain England Cambridge.

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