The compleat cyderman


The compleat cyderman : or, the present practice of raising plantations of the best Cyder Apple and Perry Pear-Trees, with the Improvement of their Excellent Juices. Shewing, I. The Benefit of making Plantations with the right Sort of Cyder Apple and Perry Pear-Trees. II. Of the various Soils, and proper Situations for Plantations of the Hereford and Southams right Cyder Apple and Perry Pear-Trees. III. Of raising and planting the right Sort of these Trees. IV. Various Methods of dressing and pruning these Trees. V. Of gathering, hoarding, and sweating, Cyder and Perry Fruit. VI. Of fermenting and racking Cyder and Perry. Vii. Several Ways of preparing Casks to preserve these Liquors sound and pleasant. Viii. To make a sweet Cyder out of a rough Cyder. IX. Several Ways to make Cyder stronger than ordinary. X. Of making a good Cyder from Crab Apples. XI. Of improving Cyder made from greenish Fruit. XII. Of making bad Cyder Apple-Trees become good ones. XIII. Two Cases, shewing how to recover damaged Cyders. XIV. Various Methods of making Cyders in different Countries. XV. Of Cyder making, and improving it in Casks, by an eminent Doctor of Physick. With Many other Improvements relating to these excellent Liquors. By Experienc'd Hands, living in the Cyder Countries of Devonshire, Cornwall, Herefordshire, &c

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Alternative: Compleat cyderman

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Series: Eighteenth century collections online


Ellis, William, approximately 1700-1758




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London, printed for R. Baldwin, at the Rose, in Pater-Noster-Row, MDCCLIV, [1754]


Braces in title.

Experienc'd hands = William Ellis.

Price from imprint: price Two Shillings.

The last five pages contain advertisements.

English Short Title Catalog, | T16296.


Apples , Cider , Early works to 1800 , Fruit-culture , Great Britain , Pears

BHL Collections

Pomology: Apples and Cider




OCLC: 823011877


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