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[Bentick (Admiral William)] Farming Extracts, half-title, no title (?as issued), contemporary ink inscription to title, later boards, [not inf Fussell], Lynn, by Andrew Pigge, 1805.

⁂ Rare, no copies listed on COPAC. Includes sections on Roota Baga or Sweedish Turnip, Turnips, Beans, Potatoes ("They form great part of the food of the lower ranks, and consequently deserve every mark of attention") as well as a recipe for soup. Admiral Bentinck (1764-1813) had previously been the Governor of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. He had an estate near Cromer and commanded a costal defence force there.

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Bentick (Admiral William) Farming Extracts, 1805.

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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