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TULL (Jethro)
The Horse-Hoing Husbandry: or, an Essay on the Principles of Tillage and Vegetation. Wherein is shewn a method of introducing a sort of vineyard-culture into the corn-fields, in order to increase their product, and diminish the common expence; by the use of instruments described in cuts. [Bound with:] A Supplement to the Essay on Horse-Hoing Husbandry...
London: Printed for the Author, 1733-40. Second edition, 4to, 2 parts in one, [2], x, 200, [2 index]; [3], 206-274, [4 index]pp., lacking initial imprimatur leaf, D1 (contents) bound after title instead of preface, 7 engraved plates (of which 6 are folding), some minimal worming to margins of several leaves, cont. calf, a little rubbed, rebacked, corners repaired. A much enlarged version of the first edition of 1731, and the first to contain plates of Tull's revolutionary farming implements. Fussell, p.4; PMM 188; Goldsmiths'-Kress, no. 7065.
Bookseller: Forest Books William Laywood [GB]

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