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The Science of Good Husbandry: or, the Oeconomics of Xenophon. Shewing the Method of Ruling and Ordering a Family, and of Managing a Farm to the Best Advantage

By: Bradley, Richard

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Corbet, at Addison's Head without Temple-Bar: 1727

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015648

Condition: Very Good


First and only edition. Small octavo, pp (8), 131, pages slightly waved as this is an unpressed copy, occasional slight creases or marks, a slim marginal worm-hoile affects the lower margin of a few leaves, but overall a very clean copy internally, endpapers a little stained, a small contemporary signature label on the front endpaper, contemporary mottled calf, a simple single marginal gilt line, rather worn at the edges, the lower cover scuffed, rebacked at a later stage with a simple calf spine, raised bands and a black title label. The covers slightly bowed. RARE. View more info

Image for A Survey of the Ancient Husbandry and Gardening, collected from Cato, Varro, Columella, Virgil, and others the most eminent writers among the Greeks and Romans: Wherein many of the most difficult Passages in those Authors are explain'd

A Survey of the Ancient Husbandry and Gardening, collected from Cato, Varro, Columella, Virgil, and others the most eminent writers among the Greeks and Romans: Wherein many of the most difficult Passages in those Authors are explain'd

By: Bradley, Richard

Price: £395.00

Publisher: At the Middle Temple Gate, Fleet Street, B. Motte: 1725

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015584

Condition: Good


First and only edition. Octavo, pp (14), 373, (11), with two engraved folding plates, a little age-toning and slight marking, rear endpaper a little marked and with a contemporary signature - R. Taylor, 1771. The front endpaper has an ink diagram (see our illustration), and the hinge at the title page is cracked but sound. An early signature has been carefully cut from the top of the title page - the engraved surface is not affected. Contemporary panelled calf, a little marked and worn, the spine more worn, the upper joint cracking at the top and bottom. [Blanche Henrey 709.] View more info