1835-1838 The Third Report of Drummonds' Agricultural Museum, at Stirling. Being from March, 1833, till November, 1834, with Original Communications on the Advantages of Agricultural Museums - preparing Soils for Green or Fallow Crops - the Management of Hedges - the Diseases of the Potato - thorough Draining and Deep Ploughing - Agricultural Fencing - Suspension Bridges, &c. Remarks on Thorough Draining and Deep Ploughing
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The scarce first edition of 1835, reporting on the agricultural museum of Drummond at Stirling, from March 1833 to November 1834.
Containing many reports on soil, the cultivation of plants from their roots or leaves, grains or seed, manufactured products, garden specimen, on the management of hedges, and other agricultural maintenance.
With a preface and an introduction. Including original communications in the advantages of agricultural museums, preparing the soil for green or fallow crops, and more.
Illustrated with five plates. Collated, complete.
Bound together with the the fourth edition, with notes, of James Smith's remarks on thorough draining and deep ploughing, extracted from the report. Illustrated with four plates. Published in 1838.
Bound in is also a fifteen page compendium of seeds, plants, implements &c. sold by W. Drummond and Sons. Published in 1838.
In a half calf binding with marbled boards Externally smart with minor shelf wear and some rubbing to and scuffing to the leather to the spine and to the extremities. With a minor hint of cracking to the rear joint. Internally, firmly bound. With a minor faint scattered spotting to the occasional leaf, although the pages are generally clean throughout. Illustrated with nine full page plates.
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