A New Theory of Agriculture, in which the Nature of Soils, Crops, and Manures is Explained; Many Prevailing Prejudices Are Exploded; and the Application of Bones, Gypsum, Lime, Chalk, &c. is Determined on Scientific Principles ... Second Edition
London: Hamilton & Adams, 1830. Octavo. (8 11/16 x 5 1/2 inches). xiv, , 210, pp. With 4pp. prospectus for another work by the author laid in.
Publisher's paper-backed blue boards, front cover detached.
Early English treatuse on agricultural science.
In this work, chemist William Grisenthwaite discusses the connection between scientific principles and agriculture. He covers topic such as the seed germination, soil improvements, preparation and preservation of manure, and more information on agricultural production.