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Water Meadows.- Smith (John) An Essay on the Advantages of Watering Pasture and Meadow Grounds, in the Highlands, 28pp., half-title, later half calf, spine ends chipped, upper cover detached, Edinburgh, William Creech, and James Watson & Co., [?1792] § [Boswell (George)] A Treatise on Watering Meadows..., 4 folding engraved plates, with errata/binder's leaf at end (often missing), interleaved, contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, red roan label, spine chipped at head, for the Author, 1779 § Stephens (George) Essay on the Utility Formation & Management of Irrigated Meadows, 2 folding lithographed plans, contemporary ink and pencil notes to front free endpaper, original stiff wrappers, uncut, spine worn, upper cover detached, Edinburgh, 1826, first editions, rubbed; and 3 others, 8vo (6)

⁂ The first is rare: ESTC lists only 4 UK copies (including this one, but no copy in the British Library) plus 2 copies in America.

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Water Meadows.- Smith (John) An Essay on the

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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
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United Kingdom
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