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DEANE, SAMUEL - New England Farmer; or, Georgical Dictionary

Title: New England Farmer; or, Georgical Dictionary
Description: 1790. DEANE, Samuel. THE NEW-ENGLAND FARMER; OR, GEORGICAL DICTIONARY: CONTAINING A COMPENDIOUS ACCOUNT OF THE WAYS AND METHODS OF HUSBANDRY, IN ALL ITS VARIOUS BRANCHES, IS, OR MAY BE, PRACTISED TO THE GREATEST ADVANTAGE IN THIS COUNTRY. Worcester, Massachusetts: Isaiah Thomas, 1790. First edition. Octavo. viii,335 pp. Text, which is printed in double columns, has light to moderate foxing throughout. Contemporary ink ownership ("Hook, 1797") on t.p. Worn, contemporary full-leather binding which is scuffed and rubbed all over, lacking spine label, with shallow loss at crown, upper board detached and lower joint cracked and tender. This encyclopedic work, the first of its kind in the United States, contains the results of Deane's own experience as a farmer in Gorham, ME, and reveals his wide acquaintance with the observations and experience of other American authors. (D.A.B. Sabin 19056). .


Price: US$ 350.00 Seller: Boston Book Company
- Book number: 75262

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