This early work is a fascinating read for any small-holding enthusiast or historian of small-scale farming, which contains a wealth of information that is still useful and practical today. Illustrated with 8 full page plates. Contents Include: Foreword; The Newcomer: Seeking a Holding; Hiring or Purchase of the Holding; Equipping The Holding; Dairy Farming; Other Livestock; The Poultry Unit; Cereal, Fodder, and Cash Crops; Market Gardening; Profitable Sidelines; Marketing; Bibliography; and an Index. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.