Papers on Agriculture, Consisting of Communications Made to the Massachusetts Agricultural Society, with Extracts from Various Publications; by the Trustees of the Society. Massachusetts Society for Promoting Agriculture.
Papers on Agriculture, Consisting of Communications Made to the Massachusetts Agricultural Society, with Extracts from Various Publications; by the Trustees of the Society
Papers on Agriculture, Consisting of Communications Made to the Massachusetts Agricultural Society, with Extracts from Various Publications; by the Trustees of the Society

Papers on Agriculture, Consisting of Communications Made to the Massachusetts Agricultural Society, with Extracts from Various Publications; by the Trustees of the Society

Boston: Young and Minns, 1801. Hard Cover. One volume containing seven publications of the Massachusetts Agricultural Society, those for 1801, 1803, 1804 (two different publications--the second actually 1805?), 1807, 1809, and 1810. 93, [3] p.; 93, [3] p.; 61, [3] p.; 111 p.; 85, [1] p.; 91, [1] p.; 112 p.: 1 leaf of illustration, tables; 22 cm. Full Contemporary calf; red morocco spine label with gilt-tooled title: Memoirs Massachusetts Agricultural Society. Page edges speckled blue. Publication for 1807 printed by Adams and Rhoades; those for 1809 and 1810 printed by Russell and Cutler. Publication for 1809 is titled "Georgick Papers for 1809, consisting of Letters and Extracts Communicated to the Massachusetts Society for Promoting Agriculture." Includes a list of the members of the society in 1801 and 1803. Front fixed endpaper bears bookplate of the Franklin Lyceum Library covered by bookplate of the South Reading Town Library. The South Reading Town Library of Wakefield, Mass., (originally South Reading, Mass.) was established in 1856. At that time, the pre-existing Franklin Lyceum Library gave its books to the new public library. Shaw & Shoemaker, 911, 4617, 6751, 6752 (1804 changed to 1805 by hand on title page of Early Am. Imprints copy), and 20697. The 1807 and 1809 publications are not in Shaw & Shoemaker. In Fair+ Condition: front board detached but present; front free endpaper and two following blank leaves also detached but present; spine cracked with loss of leather at head and tail; back joint separated; foxing and occasional soiling in the margins; otherwise pages are clean and tight. Fair +. Item #001869

Price: $175.00