• £1,800.00 GBP

A Country Gentleman

Essays on Agriculture and Planting


Published: Printed by Graisberry and Campbell, for William Jones, Dublin, 1790.

Founded on experiments made in Ireland.

Recent quarter brown calf and marbled boards with title stamped in gilt on spine; handmade endpapers; 194x122 mms.

First Edition.

A fine copy of a scarce title.

A treatise on various aspects of Irish agriculture, based upon personal experience, with chapters on grasses, fertilizers, vegetables (including potatoes and turnips), grains, and trees (elm, ash, sycamore, beech, etc.).

An interesting preface discusses some of the particular problems, both social and economic, of farming in Ireland.

Only ten copies are noted in ESTC. Not in Fussell; Henrey; Perkins; or Kress.

Dimensions (height / length / width )

20.5cm / 1cm / 13cm

18th Century First Edition Leatherbound Brown Individual Volume

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