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WEDDERBURN, Alexander.

Essay upon the Question What Proportion of the Produce of Arable Land ought to be paid as Rent to the Landlord?

Edinburgh: Printed by Balfour and Smellie, 1776 Stock Code: 129258
£375.00
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First edition of Wedderburn's treatise, submitted in response to a question posited by the Edinburgh Society in 1753. Uncommon, with ESTC listing copies in 14 institutions.

Provenance: The Lawes Agricultural Library, with their shelfmarks to front pastedown and title page, though without direct attribution. The library was assembled in the early 20th century by Sir John Russell, director of the Rothamsted agricultural research institution in Hertfordshire, and ranked as one of the finest English collections of agricultural material.

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Description

Quarto (245 x 189 mm). 20th-century green cloth by W. H. Smith and Son, spine lettered in gilt.

Condition

Lightly browned and creased with a bit of light foxing, else a very good copy.

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