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Varlo (Charles) A Treatise on Agriculture, intitled the Yorkshire Farmer, 2 vol., second edition, first complete edition, list of subscribers, 5 wood-engraved plates, 3 folding, 3 folding letterpress tables, folding plates water-stained and with repaired tears, some spotting and staining, contemporary tree calf, rebacked, corners worn, [Fussell II, pp.90-91], Dublin, Printed for the author, by Alex M'Culloh, in Henry-Street, 1766; and 3 vol. of his fourth edition of A New System of Husbandry, 1774, from the library of Hugh Cecil, Earl of Lonsdale, 8vo (5)

⁂ Rare at auction. Varlo was Yorkshire born, but farmed extensively in Ireland, and later America. He invented a new type of plough know as the 'Yorkshire or Rotherham plough'.

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Varlo (Charles) A Treatise on Agriculture, intitled the

Estimate £400 - £600Sep 27, 2018
Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Max Hasler
Modern First Editions and 20th Century Literature
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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