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Spurrier, John
PRACTICAL FARMER: BEING A NEW AND COMPENDIOUS SYSTEM OF HUSBANDRY, ADAPTED TO THE DIFFERENT SOILS AND CLIMATES OF AMERICA.|THE
Brynberg and Andrews, Wilmington, DE, 1793. 8vo. contemporary full calf with red leather spine label. vii, 360, xv+(i) pages. First edition (Sabin 89930, Rink 339). Dedication, table of contents, glossary. index. John Spurrier came to America from England and settled in Brandywine Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware. Dedicated to Thomas Jefferson who was a subscriber to this book as was George Washington. With a number of Delaware subscribers including James Booth Sr. of New Castle. Recased. Some scuffing of covers and loss of leather in spine label. Ex-library, with ink notations on front pastedown and title. With the Delaware bookplate of Gertrude Brincklé on front free endpaper with her writing in ink on it. Foxing. contemporary full calf with red leather spine label [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB [NEW CASTLE, DE, U.S.A.]
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