DICKSON, Dr. Richard W.
Practical Agriculture; or a Complete System of Modern Husbandry: with the Methods of Planting, and the Management of Live Stock
London: Richard Phillips, 1805. 2 volumes, quarto. (10 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches). 87 engraved plates (27 hand coloured).
Contemporary half russia and period marbled paper covered boards, flat spine ruled and lettered in gilt.
Classic early 19th century work on agriculture and farming.
The hand coloured plates includes grasses, cattle, horses and other livestock. Includes interesting technical diagrams of various farming tools and machines.