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Speed (Adolphus) Adam out of Eden, or, an abstract of divers excellent Experiments touching the advancement of Husbandry. Shewing Among very many other things, an Aprovement of Ground by Rabbiss, with initial 'A Digression to the usuage of divers Countries concerning Tillage' f., lacking final longtitudinal half-title f., a few gatherings pulling, bookplate, contemporary calf, rebacked, [Fussell p.54; Henrey 349; Perkins 1654; Schwerdt II, 170; Wing S4877], small 8vo, [p]rinted for Henry Brome at the Gun in Ivy-lane, 1659

⁂ Considers land usage in relation to population, Richard Weston's experiments with clover and the use of the Jerusalem artichoke to feed poultry and pigs.

Provenance: Donald McDonald (bookplate).

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Speed (Adolphus) Adam out of Eden, or, an abstract of

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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