Lot 107 of 312:
Agronomy tour through northern England  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$192
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
A six months tour through the north of England: containing, an account of the present state of agriculture, manufactures and population, in several counties of this kingdom
Author:
Young, Arthur et al.
Place:
London
Publisher:
Printed for W. Strahan, W. Nicoll et al.
Date:
1771
Description:

4 Volumes. 36 engraved plates, some folding including a map, tables, views, and illustrations. (8vo) 20.3x13 cm (8x5"), speckled half-calf with marbled boards lettered in gilt on red and green morocco spine labels, 

Arthur Young was an English writer on agriculture, economics, social statistics, and campaigner for the rights of agricultural workers. Not himself successful as a farmer, he built on connections and activities as a publicist a substantial reputation as an expert on agricultural improvement. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Bindings somewhat worn, a few boards detached or starting, darkening to spines, rubbing; a few stains and dampstains; very good.
 
Item number:
303640a
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