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A Treatise on Cobbett?s Corn, containing instructions for propagating and cultivating the plant, and for harvesting and preserving the crop; and also an account of the several uses to which the produce is applied, with minute directions relative to each mode of application.
William Cobbett. 1828 - FIRST EDITION. 12mo. Plates. Uncut in orig. drab boards, neatly rebacked with contemp. paper, leading f.e.p. replaced; pencil annotations on verso of following f.e.p. Contemp. signature of Jos. Curtis Junr. on titlepage. Pearl 154: A ?most entertainingly written treatise?, Cobbett waxes lyrical at the prospect of English farm-labourers seeing ?this beautiful crop growing in all their gardens . instead of the infamous potato? The initial two leaves are made from the straw of Indian corn. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers]
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