Book Description

First illustrated edition bound with the supplement of 1740 although the pagination is continuous. Small folio, later morocco spine with five raised bands, gilt title and lines over marbled boards; pp. x, 274, [4]. 7 leaves of engraved plates illustrating various pieces of agricultural equipment. Pages 250 and 252 are misnumbered 650 and 652. Pages i-viii is the Preface, ix is the Contents list and x is an errata leaf. Index to plates to rear. The supplement has a separate title page. Previous owners bookplates to front pastedown - Nidd Hall and Ex Libris Mountgarret. Covers worn, edges and corners rubbed but pages clean and binding tight. A good sound copy of the influential text which helped to revolutionise agricultural methods in Britain in the eighteenth-century.
Author Jethro Tull
Date 1733
Binding Hardcover
Publisher G. Straban
Condition Good

Price: £495.00

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