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  1. A Six Weeks Tour,
    First edition of Young's second book, following The Farmer's Letters to the People of England (also 1768). "Arthur Young, like Jethro Tull, was a great agricultural reformer whose influence reached far beyond his own country. England, however, with its increased acreage of cultivated land resulting from the enclosure system,... Learn More
    £950

    Stock Code: 109008

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  2. 116726
    First edition of the great agricultural reformer's survey of the northern counties of England. Young's Tours are "his most valuable publications", and the English Tours in particular contain "the best account of the state of the country, and the condition of the agriculturists, between 1760 and 1780" (McCulloch, p. 214).... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 116726

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  3. 123355
    First edition of agricultural reformer Arthur Young's third work. "Arthur Young, like Jethro Tull, was a great agricultural reformer whose influence reached far beyond his own country. England, however, with its increased acreage of cultivated land resulting from the enclosure system, and the consequent rise of great landowners... Learn More
    £625

    Stock Code: 123355

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  4. Hell Up to Date.
    First hardback edition of Young's first book. It was published simultaneously in wrappers, and was preceded by a deluxe, larger-format issue, in 1892, under the alternative title "Hades Up To Date". A comical update of Dante's Inferno written and illustrated by Art Young. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 103616

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  5. The Autobiography, with Selections from his Correspondence.
    First edition of the autobiography of the great agricultural reformer, edited by Matilda Betham-Edwards (1836-1919) who "through her upbringing... coupled a deep understanding of farming with literary traditions from her mother's side" (ODNB). Learn More
    £100

    Stock Code: 97758

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