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Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent meadow, conducted for more than twenty years in succession on the same land. Part II. - The botanical results.

By: LAWES, Sir John Bennet (1814-1900), Joseph Henry GILBERT (1817-1901) & M. T. MASTERS.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Part IV, 1882., 1882


299 x 239 mm. 4to. [ii], 1181-1413, [1 blank] pp. Numerous tables (including 3 folding). Original printed wrappers; top cover LACKING. Ex library rubber stamps. Very good. John Bennet Lawes and Joseph Henry Gilbert collaborated for more than fifty years as they built the Lawes's estate of Rothamsted into a world-famous institution of agricultural chemistry. In 1834 Lawes inherited the manor and estate of Rothamsted after studying at Eton and Oxford without taking a degr... View more info

De L'art d'Élever les Vers-A-Soie, Pour obtenir constamment d'une quantité donnée de feuilles de mûrier la plus grande quantité possible de Cocons de premiére qualité, et de l'influence de cet art sur l'augmentation annuelle des richesses des Particuliers et des Nations ; Traduit de I'Italien par [François Philibert] Fontaneilles.

By: DANDOLO, Vicenzo, M. Le Comte (1758-1819).

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Paris:, Tournachon - Molin et Seguin, 1819., 1819


8vo. (205 x 127 mm) xvi, 401, [3] pp. 2 folding tables, 2 folding plates. Occasional light foxing. Early quarter brown crushed morocco over green marbled boards, gilt-stamped rules and title on spine; corners bumped, some edge wear. Very good. FIRST EDITION IN FRENCH, augmented with many notes by Fontaneilles, of Dandolo's Art of Rearing Silkworms, obtaining the greatest quantity of mulberry leaves, and the best number possible of premium quality cocoons. Dandolo, an It... View more info

L. Junii Moderati Columellae De Re Rustica, Libri XII.

By: COLUMELLA, Lucius Iunius Moderatus (c. 4-70); Johann Matthias GESNER (1691-1761).

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Mannhemii:, Cura & Sumptibus Societatis literatae, 1781., 1781


Volume 2 [only]. Small 8vo. 440 pp. Small woodcut design on title and at end; first blank leaf with corner cropped. Original half gilt-stamped calf over boards, all edges red; rubbed. Bookplate of Hartford Seminary Foundation and early ink signature of Isaac H. Hall. Very good. "Lucius Junius Moderatus Columella, (born 1st century ad, Gades, Spain), Roman soldier and farmer who wrote extensively on agriculture and kindred subjects in the hope of arousing a love for ... View more info

More Old English Farming Books from Tull to the Board of Agriculture, 1731-1793.

By: FUSSELL, G.E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Crosby Lockwood & Son, (1950)., 1950


8vo. vii, 186 pp. 8 plates, indexes. Dark brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket; jacket edges worn with tears, else fine. View more info

The Old English Farming Books from Fitzherbert to Tull, 1523-1730.

By: FUSSELL, G.E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London:, Crosby Lockwood & Son, (1947)., 1947


8vo. 141 pp. 16 plates, indexes. Dark green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Near fine. View more info