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Observations on Laying Out Farms, in the Scotch Style, Adapted to England. Comprising an Account of the Introduction of the Berwickshire Husbandry Into Middlesex and Oxfordshire by  J.C Loudon - First Edition - 1812 - from Temple Rare Books and Biblio.co.uk

Observations on Laying Out Farms, in the Scotch Style, Adapted to England. Comprising an Account of the Introduction of the Berwickshire Husbandry Into Middlesex and Oxfordshire

by Loudon, J.C

Condition: Good


London: John Harding, 1812. [9], 10-105pp, [1], plates. Half calf and marbled paper over boards, smooth back, divided into six panels with gilt rules, title lettered direct to second panel, remaining panels with small lozenge shaped tool to centre. Recently rebacked, rubbed to extremities, corners bumped. Some light browning to text and the uncoloured plates, some browning to joints of folding plates, occasional light spotting, a few neat marginal repairs, but generally fairly bright and clean. Plate twenty-two (a plan) has a small amount of loss to corner not affecting image, the final plate has been bound in upside down. With half-title and thirty-eight erratically numbered plates and plans (with ten hand-coloured, four of which are folding). Though the title page calls for forty plates, the work is complete with thirty-eight (as explained on page twelve). Some mispagination, with pages 7/8 and 17/18 being skipped, with pages 59/60 doubled. J.[ohn] C.[laudius] Loudon, (1783 - 1843) was a Scottish botanist, garden designer and author. Brunet III:1184, 'ce beau volume'; Rothamsted Catalogue, page 80; Perkins 1053; not in Abbey. First Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Good. Folio.
  • Bookseller: Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001378
  • Title: Observations on Laying Out Farms, in the Scotch Style, Adapted to England. Comprising an Account of the Introduction of the Berwickshire Husbandry Into Middlesex and Oxfordshire
  • Author: Loudon, J.C
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Harding
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1812
  • Keywords: Noisbn, Farming, Farms, Husbandry, Colour Plate
  • Size: Folio


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