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2 Volumes. Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 10 x 7.5 inches. half bound in maroon cloth with blue leather spines. Decorative gilt lettering and pictorial designs to spines, gilt ‘seed-sower’ design on fronts. In very good condition. Some handling and shelfwear to covers; darkening and marks to boards, Spines rubbed with chips to leather at ends - professionally relaid. Contemporary endpapers. Lacks tissue guard in vol.1. Some offsetting and darkening to title page. Some minor foxing to preface page. A couple of minor spots to inside pages, else pages very clean and tight throughout. A couple of minor spots and handling marks to plates else clean and bright. Else very clean and tight copies. 2 vols. 550 & 654pp. Illustrated with 14 steel-engraved plates plus a frontis portrait (including double-page plans), plus many B&W woodcut figures within text.
Title: The Book of The Farm. Detailing the Labours of the Farmer, Farm-Steward, Ploughman, Shepherd, Heger, Farm-Labourer, Field-Worker, and Cattleman. In Two Volumes.
Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1877 3rd ed.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82997
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