What I Know of Farminf: A Series of Brief and Plain Expositions of Practical Agriculture as an Art Based Upon Science

New York: G.W. Carleton, 1871`. First edition First edition. Green blindstamped cloth, gilt spine lettering, lavender endpapers. 335 pps. with index. Fifty-two chapters on diverse and sundry matters concerning farming and agriculture. The topics include: "Farming-Will It Pay", plowing, insects, fruit trees, irrigation, power sources, "Science In Agriculture" and our favorite, "Muck--How To Utilize It". This last may have been a topic close to the heart of Greeley, the most prominent American newspaper publisher of the 19th century. A tight copy, lettering bright, just a bit rubbed at the spine ends and with a few minor spots to the cloth. Near Fine Hardcover (Item ID: D443)


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