A Six Weeks Tour, Through the Southern Counties of England and Wales . . . Interspersed With Accounts of the Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, and other Objects worthy of Notice. Arthur Young.
A Six Weeks Tour, Through the Southern Counties of England and Wales . . . Interspersed With Accounts of the Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, and other Objects worthy of Notice
A Six Weeks Tour, Through the Southern Counties of England and Wales . . . Interspersed With Accounts of the Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, and other Objects worthy of Notice

A Six Weeks Tour, Through the Southern Counties of England and Wales . . . Interspersed With Accounts of the Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, and other Objects worthy of Notice

Dublin: J. Milliken, 1771. Hardcover. "The Second Edition, Corrected and enlarged." xii, 1 leaf of an engraved plate (folded), 51, 50-284, [20] p.: 1 in-text engraved illustration, tables; 20 cm. Contemporary full calf; modern bonded leather spine label with gilt-tooled title: Six Weeks Tour. Folded plate, often bound as frontispiece, is here bound following p. xii. Bookseller's advertisements on final pages following index. Error in pagination: page numbers 50 and 51 are repeated. Former owner's name at head of title: John Morrison. Title page continued: "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 in different Counties. 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." In Very Good Condition: modern repair of spine with Japanese tissue; corners rubbed; folded plate and pages are clean and crisp. Very Good. Item #007778

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