an attractive copy (1762)

Duhamel

A Practical Treatise of Husbandry Wherein are Contained, Many Useful and Valuable Experiments and Observations in the New Husbandry

Date: 1762

2nd edition, 1762. Corrected and improved. Strongly bound in contemporary full calf. Five raised bands. Lettering label in red, gilt. Two small abrasions on back board and some rubbing to the corners. Occasional foxing, especially on the end papers. Ownership name shaved from title page without text loss. Quarto. Title page in two colours, with a folding bedding chart engraving and six numbered multi-image plates. The last chapter has observations on the weather during the years 1755 and 1756. pps xxiv,489 pages + a six page index. An attractive tight copy [small chip with loss to the head of the spine]

£395

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