1978. Item #11887
Fussell, G.E. Old English Farming Books 1523-1793: Fitzherbert to the Board of Agriculture. Aberdeen Rare Books, 1978. Facsimile reprint of The Old English Farming Books (1st pub. 1947) and More Old English Farming Books (1950). 141, 186p, a few pls. Very good hardcover in foxed d.j. No. 153 of 500 numbered copies. ** Narrative guide to the British agriculture literature of the day (including horsemanship): Markham, Tull, Young, and many other authors and their works. Vols. 1 and 2, complete in themselves, of Fussell's survey.