1843 The Nature and Property of Soils; Their Connexion with the Geological Formation on which They Rest; The Best Means of Permanently Increasing their Productiveness, and on the Rent and Profits of Agriculture
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Fine Binding, Folding Plates, Illustrated, Leather Binding
An excellent copy of the enlarged fourth edition of Scottish agriculturist and writer John Morton's study of soil, first published in 1838.
Illustrated with two folding plates, one in colour. Collated, complete.
A twelve page publisher's catalogue tipped in to final leaf.
Morton was known for his contributions to the Royal Agricultural Society and writings on agricultural science.
In a half morocco binding, with marbled paper covered boards and gilt detailing to back strip. Externally, fine. Internally, firmly bound. Light spotting to title page and first few leaves, with pages otherwise clean and bright.
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