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Drainage.- Richardson (William) Plan for Reclaiming the Bog of Allen, and the Other Great Morasses, in Ireland, 34pp., first edition, presentation copy from the author inscribed at head of title, with final leaf of 'Epitome' on Florin Grass, foxed, cropped with loss to inscription and signature at foot of final leaf, library cloth, [COPAC lists 2 copies only: Senate House Library and Trinity College Dublin], Dublin, 1809 § Hodskinson (Joseph) Plain and Useful Instructions to Farmers...upon Drainage, Fences..., first edition, with the final blank, stab-holes, contemporary half russia, spine worn, upper cover detached, [ESTC lists only 5 UK locations including Rothamsted], for the author, [1794] § Johnstone (John) An Account of the Most Approved Mode of Draining Land..., first edition, half-title, engraved plates, some foxing and worming, original boards, uncut, lacking spine, upper cover detached, Edinburgh, 1797; A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Draining Land, third edition, lithographed plates, bound with 4 others works on irrigation/hydraulics in Dutch or Italian, contemporary half calf, spine torn, Edinburgh, 1834, rubbed or worn; and 5 others, drainage, 8vo & 4to (9)

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Drainage.- Richardson (William) Plan for Reclaiming 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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London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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