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[FORBES, Francis.]

Miscellaneous Dissertations on Rural Subjects.

printed for G. Robinson, London , 1775 Stock Code: 104265
£750.00
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Notes

First edition. Forbes was a disciple of Jethro Tull and a keen proponent of the "new husbandry". The book contains four dissertations: on fences; manures; drill-sowing; and hydraulics and water-management. The plates include one of a drill plough.

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Description

Octavo (197 x 120 mm). Sympathetically rebound in full brown goatskin, pale tan label, gilt rules either side of raised bands.

Illustrations

With 3 folding engraved plates.

Condition

Spine sunned, a very good copy, with the inkstamp of P. Gell of Hopton at the head of the title.

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