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TAYLOR, John
Arator; Being a Series of Agricultural Essays, Practical & Political: In Sixty-One Numbers. Second Edition.Revised and Enlarged
J. M. Carter, Georgetown, 1814. 279pp. + 1 page index. 12mo, contemporary calf, bottom of spine worn, corners bumped and worn, calf lightly soiled, light browning to most pages with some pages also foxed in margins, dampstaining to some margins. Georgetown, (District of) Columbia: J. M. Carter, 1814. "John Taylor was one of America's greatest disciples and philosophers of agrarian liberalism. He was the champion of local democracy and one of the first and clearest spokesman of state rights.A farmer himself, he strove to improve agricultural methods on his own estate and in 1803 published a series of essays in a Georgetown newspaper to explain his methods and ideas. They were later reprinted (1813) in book form." Dictionary of American Biography XVIII, p. 333. Shaw & Shoemaker 32909. Sabin 94484 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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