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The reformed Virginian silk-worm : or, A rare and new discovery of a speedy way, and easie means, found out by a young lady in England, she having made full proof thereof in May, anno 1652. For the feeding of silk-worms in the woods, on the mulberry-tree-leaves in Virginia ... And also to the good hopes, that the Indians, seeing and finding that there is neither art, skill, or pains in the thing: they will readily set upon it, being by the benefit thereof inabled to buy of the English (in way of truck for their silk-bottoms) all those things that they most desire

Hartlib, Samuel,
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[2] l., 40 p. 20 cm.
Related title
A rare and new discovery ...
Published
London, Printed by J. Streater, for G. Calvert, 1655.
Notes
Title within border.
"To the reader" signed: Samuel Hartlib.
A reprint, with additions, of "A rare and new discovery of a speedy way [etc.]" London, 1652. Also reprinted as pt. 2 of the author's "The reformed commonwealth of bees", London, 1655.
Includes letters by "V. F., gentleman", Edward Diggs and John Ferrar and verses by Ferrar and Du Bartas.
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Sabin 30700.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Bound with his The reformed common wealth of bees. London, 1655.
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