Certain Ancient Tracts Concerning the Management of Landed Property, Reprinted.
London: printed for C. Bathurst [...] and J. Newbery, 1767. 8vo., pp.[vi], 82, viii, 120, viii, 100. Some sporadic foxing, including title-page. Contemporary dark brown calf recently rebacked with raised bands and gilt title to spine, hinges repaired. Rubbed, scrape to lower board, corners worn but very good overall. Armorial bookplate of Adam Wooley with the motto 'Honeste Audax' to front paste-down. Daniel and Samuel Lyson's Topographical and Historical Account of Derbyshire (1817) reproduces this coat of arms and thanks Adam Wooley (of the Allen-hill, Matlock branch of the Wolley family) 'to whom we have been indebted for so much valuable assistance'. To the ffep, the inscription of Edwin Eddison of Adel dated 25 Mar. 1861. Eddison was a solicitor and town clerk for Leeds, but also owned a farm in Adel, West Yorkshire. Robert Vansittart's edition of Hervet's translation of Xenophon's 'Treatise of Householde', together with 'The Boke of Husbandry' and 'Surveyinge' by Sir Anthony Fitzherbert. ESTC T138847
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Keywords: Early Printing (to c.1800, all subjects);Classics & Antiquity;translation