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VollstÃ¤ndiges Handbuch der Forstwirthschaft - SEUTTER VON LOETZEN, Johann Georg - 1808. 
One large folding printed table. 9 p.l., 764 pp.; 20 p.l., 552 pp. Two vols. 8vo, cont. half-sheep & paste-paper boards, contrasting vellum lettering pieces on spines. Ulm: Stettin, 1808-10. First edition and very rare; OCLC locates no copy in the U.S. Seutter (1769-1833), forester and financier, served a chief of forests in various parts of Germany where he was well-known for initiating numerous organizational changes and reforms. This is his most comprehensive work on forest management. Vol. I provides very detailed instructions on regulating and valuing forests. The second part is devoted to a discussion of the species of wood and their uses. Fine and handsome set. Bookplate of Graf von Seinsheim. ? A.D.B., Vol. 34, pp. 68-70. Mantel, I, 25.
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