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Blaikie (Francis) On the Management of Farm-Yard Manure, third edition, folding engraved plate, Printed for John Harding, 1820 bound with A Treatise on the Management of Hedges, and Hedge-Row Timber, second edition, Printed for John Harding, 1820 and On the Conversion of Arable Land into Pasture, first edition, Burnham, Printed and sold by J. Dawson, 1817 and A Treatise on the Management of Hedges..., Printed for H. and W. Wright, 1828 and Rigby (Edward) Holkham, its Agriculture &c., third edition, errata leaf at end, Norwich, Printed by Burks and Kinnerbrook, 1818, together 5 works in 1 vol., later half calf, spine gilt, 8vo

⁂ Of Blaikie, Fussell says "His tracts deal with the minutiae of the subject, odd but important details of management and technique, such things as must have occupied him while carrying out his day to day duties." Blaikie managed the estate at Holkham for a number of years, hence the inclusion of Rigby's work in this collection of pamphlets.

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Blaikie (Francis) On the Management of Farm-Yard

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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