Rare Farming Agriculture, 1843, 4th Royal Agricultural Society Journal.
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Rare Farming Book 1843."The Journal Of The Royal Agricultural Society Of England" First Series Volume Four Published In London By John Murray In 1843. Rare First Edition Of The Royal Agricultural Society Journal Number 4. Rare hardback bound in the original green cloth covered boards with the title in gilt on a brown leather label on the spine. The book measures 8½" x 5½", it has vi pages of prelims + 588 pages of text + 55 pages of Appendices. This volume has steel engraved plates (some folding) and a large hand coloured map of Lincolnshire (it has a 1" repair), there are also b/w woodblock illustrations in the text. Contents Include: Farm Buildings, Drainage, Turnips, Horse Hoeing, Crop Rotation, Rape Dust, Agriculture In Lincolnshire, Turnip Pests, Making Cider And Perry, Potatoes, Agriculture In Ireland, Farm Implements, Method Of Taming Savage Bulls, Marsh Land, Crosskill's Clod Crusher, Cattle, Denmark, Sweden & Russia etc. etc........ Please s croll down to find 'List Of Contents' Pages. The binding is sound, there is slight browning to the pages, otherwise the binding is tight and the contents very good. For collectors of early Journals Of The Royal Agricultural Society Of England, Antique Farming Books, Early Agriculture ... read more