Book Description
45 vols., (vol. 43 lacking title page) numerous engraved plates, from the library of the Royal Agricultural Society of England with their bookplate, uniformly bound in brown buckram, a couple loose gatherings but overall a very good set.
Dealer Notes
Young wrote many of the articles in the Annals himself, it was a labour of love and exhibited his belief in the importance of agriculture and the benefits of pursuing improvements. “It was intended, among other things, to put before the public the views and experience of the foremost agriculturists, but Young was bitterly disappointed in its sales.” (ODNB). Contributors included King George III, writing under the name of “Ralph Robinson”, and he had extensive correspondences with George Washington, who’s library contained thirty-one volumes of the periodical ranging from 1784 to 1798. This periodical was continued until 1815 when Young’s eyesight failed.
Author YOUNG (Arthur)
Date 1784

Price: £1650.00

Offered by Forest Books

Friends of the PBFA

For £10 get free access to our fairs, updates from the PBFA and much more.

Join PBFA

Membership of the PBFA is open to anyone who has been trading in antiquarian and second-hand books for a minimum of two years subject to certain criteria.
Find Out More