[Young, Arthur].


Through the Southern Counties of England and Wales. Describing, particularly, I. The present state of agriculture and manufactures. II. The different Methods of cultivating the Soil. III. The Success attending some late Experiments on various Grasses, &c. IV. The Prices of Labour and Provisions. V. The state of the working poor in those Counties, wherein the Riots were most remarkable. With descriptions and copper-plates, of such newly invented Implements of Husbandry as deserve to be generally known: Interspersed With Accounts of the Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, and other Objects worthy of Notice. In Several Letters to a Friend. By the author of the farmer’s letters. London : Printed for W. Strahan; W. Nicoll ... 1769.
2nd Ed. Corrected and Enlarged ... xi + 377pp. + [xvi] Index. Folding plate, ill. Some light browning, with the armorial bookplates of Sir George Shuckburgh and Probert of The Argeod, contemporary double gilt rule edged sheep, some scuffing and wear, joints cracked, gilt ruled spine with gilt lettered title label with loss to head and tail. ESTC T139688 ‘The author of The farmer’s letters = Arthur Young. Braces in imprint. Sir George Augustus William Shuckburgh-Evelyn, 6th Baronet (1751–1804) British politician, mathematician and astronomer.
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