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Cooke (James) Drill Husbandry Perfected. With other interesting circumstances in agriculture, respecting the most effectual methods of producing the greatest crops of corn, engraved folding frontispiece, verso strengthened and repaired, contemporary boards with paper label to spine, original upper cover bound-in, [Fussell pp.126-7; McDonald p.216], 12mo, Manchester, J Imison, 1784.

⁂ Rare, ESTC lists 5 copies only including this one (not in BL). "[A] new drill machine deservedly popular for drilling the cereal grasses, and hoeing between the rows."

Provenance: Samuel Hibbert-Ware (1782-1848), geologist and antiquarian (bookplate).

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Cooke (James) Drill Husbandry Perfected. With other

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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