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General View of the Agriculture of the County of Devon

by Vancouver, Charles

Condition: Very Good /Very Good


Newton Abbot: David & Charles (Publishers) Limited. Hardcover. 479pp. 1969 facsimile reprint. 8vo. sized. A lovely, clean, tight very good plus copy in original brown cloth in very good jacket. Numerous fold-out plates. Original publisher's brown cloth with gilt embossed green title block to the spine. No inscriptions, but a neat printed former owner's bookplate is pasted to the front paste-down. Several tiny (fly spot?) marks to the upper fore-edge. The jacket has not been price-clipped - it has some light uniform age/sun toning to the spine. A very good, clean, tight well preserved copy to the jacket. . Very Good. 1969. Reprint.



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