London: Printed for W. Frederick in Bath, 1764. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #23422
8vo. xviii,(4),213,(1),232. The five full page plates are present. Essay II has its own pagination. Bound to style in quarter leather, spine tooled in blind with red leather lettering label, gilt. A very good copy.
Essay I. A general introduction; Shewing That Agricultre is the Basis and Support of all flourishing Communities;-The antient and present State of that useful Art;-Agriculture, Manufactures, Trade, and Commerce justly harmonized;-of the right Cultivation of our Colonies;-Together with the Defects, Omissions, and possible Improvements in English Husbandry. Essay II. An account of some experiments tending to improve the culture of lucerne by transplantation: Being the first Experiments of the Kind hitherto made and published in England: From whence it appears, that Lucerne is an Article of great Importance in English Husbandry. The Whole illustrated with Copper-Plates and Representations cut on Wood.