1857 Lectures on Roman Husbandry
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First Edition, Scarce
This work examines agricultural systems of Ancient Rome, the treatment of domestic animals and horticulture of their society, using works such as Virgil's 'Georgics' and the 'Scriptores Rei Rusticae'.
Written by Charles Daubeny (1795-1867), an English botanist and geologist. He served as professor of chemistry at Oxford. His other works include 'Lectures on Agriculture', 'Essay on the Trees and Shrubs of the Ancients' and 'Sketch of the Geology of North America'.
Illustrated with one folding plate and one folding plate in colour, as well as eleven full plates. Collated, complete.
A scarce work, and a first edition.
Rebacked with the original spine and boards preserved. Externally generally smart; the original spine is a little discoloured, and the extremities are a little bumped. Pencil ownership inscription to the front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are a little spotted but otherwise bright.
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