Single volume in the "Natural History of New York" series. Full title upon title page specified as AGRICULTURE OF NEW-YORK: COMPRISING AN ACCOUNT OF THE CLASSIFICATION, COMPOSITION AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE SOILS AND ROCKS, AND OF THE CLIMATE AND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIONS OF THE STATE; TOGETHER WITH DESCRIPTION OF THE MORE COMMON AND INJURIOUS SPECIES OF INSECTS. BY E. EMMONS, M.D. VOLUME V. , i-viii, 1-272 followed by single-sided recto leaves of b/w plates numbered as A, B, and C and color plates (also rectos only) numbered as 1-47 each of which are accompanied by unpaged leaves featuring captions on the opposing versos. Hardcover; H 29.75cm x L 23.5cm. Original dark brown cloth. Light rubbing to boards with corners worn; top 16cm of spine's surface cloth perished with underlying mesh cloth backstrip intact and quire tips exposed at head; spine heel worn even with text block's bottom edge; front board's gilt stamped vignette and spine heel's copper stamped vignette remain bright. Cloth tearing lengthwise along front joint but hinge remains firm as does binding overall. Varied foxing and toning to leaves. Pictorial title page has triple imprint "New York - Boston - Albany: D. Appleton & Co and Wiley & Putnam - Gould, Kendall & Lincoln - Charles Van Benthuysen, Printer" whereas as text title page specifies "Albany [NY]: | printed by C. Van Benthuysen. | 1854." Forty-seven delightful color plates featuring outstanding images of insects particularly of butterflies and moths. A fair copy. Please note that this large book has an approximate shipping weight of 5 pounds and will require additional postage for any postal class other than domestic Media Mail. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: AGRICULTURE OF NEW-YORK: COMPRISING AN ...
Publisher: Albany, NY: printed by C. Van Benthuysen [Charles Van Benthuysen, Printer], 1854.
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