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The Modern Husbandman: Or, the Practice of Farming: As it is now carried on by the most Accurate Farmers in several Counties of England. William ELLIS, 1700-c.1758.
The Modern Husbandman: Or, the Practice of Farming: As it is now carried on by the most Accurate Farmers in several Counties of England

The Modern Husbandman: Or, the Practice of Farming: As it is now carried on by the most Accurate Farmers in several Counties of England

Dublin: George Faulkner, 1744-1743. 12 monthly parts in 3 volumes, 8vo. Vol. 1 (May through August): xii, 147, [1]; viii, 145, [3]; viii, 111, [1]; vii, [1], 104pp. Vol. 2 (September through December): viii. 114, [2]; [2], cxix-cxxiii, [1], 125-244; [4], ccxlv-cclii, 253-368; [2], ccclxxv-ccclxxviii, 379-496pp. Vol. 3 (January through April): viii, 9-124; vii, [1], 125, [3]; vii, [1], 9-126, [2]; vii, [1], 9-132pp.

Contemporary calf, spines with raised bands in six compartments, red and green morocco labels, expert repairs

Provenance: Captain Ashe (early signature)

Lovely set of an important English guide to agriculture.

Ellis' comprehensive work, arranged as a monthly calendar, covers arable, livestock, poultry and dairy, among many other topics.

Fussell pp.6-13.

Item #38641

Price: $1,875.00

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