Worlidge, John

Systema agriculturae

The mystery of husbandry discovered. Treating of the several new and most advantagious ways of tilling, planting, sowing, manuring, ordering, improving of all sorts of gardens, orchards, meadows, pastures, corn-lands, woods & coppices. As also of fruits, corn, grain, pulse, new-hays, cattle, fowl, beasts, bees, silk-worms, fish &c. With an account of the several instruments and engines used in this profession. To which is added kalendarium rusticum, or, the husbandmans monthly directions. Also the prognosticks of dearth, scarcity, plenty, sickness, heat, cold, frost, snow, winds, rain, hail, thunder, &c. And dictionarium rusticum, or, the interpretation of rustick terms
The whole work being of great use and advantage to all that delight in that most noble practise. By J. W., gent.
The fourth edition, carefully corrected and amended with one whole section added, and many large and useful additions throughout the whole work