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Honourable (The) Society of Improvers in the Knowledge of Agriculture in Scotland. A Treatise concerning the Manner of Fallowing Ground, Raising Grass-Seeds, and Training of Lint and Hemp for the Increase and Improvement of the Linnen-Manufactories in Scotland, first edition, 7 engraved plates, some folding, worm hole to head affecting some running titles, some plates a little frayed, bookplate, contemporary panelled calf, upper cover becoming detached, [Goldsmiths' 6278; Kress 3560], Edinburgh, Printed by Robert Fleming and Company, 1724.

⁂ Variously attributed to Robert Maxwell, Richard Bradley, William McIntosh and Thomas Hope.

Provenance: J. R P. Forrest (bookplate).

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Honourable (The) Society of Improvers in the Knowledge

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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