A Cyclopedia of Agriculture, Practical and Scientific (9 Volumes - Vol. VI duplicated, lacking Vol. VII) In which the Theory, the Art, and the Business of Farming, in all their departments, are thoroughly and practically treated. By upwards of Fifty of the most Eminent Farmers, Land Agents, and Scientific Men of the Day. With above 1000 Illustrations on Wood

MORTON, John C. (Editor)
Published by Blackie and Son in Glasgow, Edinburgh and London 1885
SKU: 46451
£145.00
FIRST EDITION Published as 2 Volumes, this copy bound in 9 Divisions. NB. THERE ARE 2 COPIES OF VOL. VI AND LACKING VOL. VII. Small 4to. (approx. 27 x 18cm) dark brown clothbound hardbacks with decorative gilt titles and decorations to spines and upper boards and blind-embossed decoration to upper and lower boards. Vol. I has prospectus bound in where title should be (half and title pages bound at end of Vol. IX along with the Preface. 1022 and 1172pp. over the 9 volumes (indicationg the usual binding in 2 volumes). Each volume has a number of tissue-guarded steel-engraved plates at the front along with a total of 863 wood engravings through the text of the 9 volumes. Each volume also has an 8pp. Publisher's List at end. Volume I has pencil inscription to front pastedown. All other volumes clean with no previous owners' markings or inscriptions. Vol. III has one gather of text missing at front (pages 423-430). Occasional light foxing throughout, heavier to stell engravings and prelims. Tops and bases of spine somewhat worn with light rubbing and edgewear to boards. Altogether a Handsome, informative set, even with faults. ........FOR FURTHER DESCRIPTION, PLEASE ENQUIRE. NEW TITLE TO OUR SHOP STOCK

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