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The Standard Cyclopedia of Modern Agriculture and Rural Economy

By the Most Distinguished Authorities and Specialists

Edited by R. Patrick Wright

1912 - London - The Gresham Publishing Company

10" by 6.5"; (vii) 244pp.; (viii) 240pp.; (viii) 253pp.; (viii) 246pp.; (viii) 256pp.; (viii) 256pp.; (ix) 256pp.; (ix) 256pp.; (ix) 256pp.;  (x) 256pp.; (ix) 240pp.; (ix) 242pp.

 

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A complete and comprehensive rural and agricultural encyclopaedia, edited by Professor R. Patrick Wright.

Copiously illustrated throughout, including hundreds of vignette illustrations and two hundred and nineteen plates (including coloured frontispieces to each volume), along with an additional tipped-in colour plate to the rear pastedowns of volume I, IV, and volume VIII.

Volume I covers A-Aur., volume II covers Aus.-Bro., Volume III covers Bro.-Coc., volume IV covers Coc.-Duc., Volume V covers Duc.-Fir., Volume VI covers Fis.-Hem., Volume VII covers Hem.-Lan., Volume VIII covers Lan.-Met., Volume IX covers Met.-Plu., Volume X covers Plu.-Sho., Volume XI covers Shr.-Tri., and volume XII covers Tri-Z with the appendix.

Some of the contributors to the work include David Bruce, Gerald Bloxsome, John Spier, and Wilfred Scawen Blunt.

Including entries on cross ploughing, drainage, dynamometers, fishing and much more.

Complete in twelve volumes.

CONDITION

In decorative navy cloth bindings with gilt detailing. Externally, sound, though with some wear to the heads and tails of the spines, and some marks. Some dampstaining to the boards of seven volumes . Slight rubbing to extremities also. Hinges strained, with slight splitting to cloth on joints. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places (frontispiece of volume I is detached, along with one plate of volume XII). Scattered insitutional ink stamps throughout. Pages are bright, though with some scattered light foxing. Moulding to endpapers of volume VIII. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

 


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