(ECONOMIC history, agriculture, and nutrition.) A collection of five very rare works concerning potatoes, buckwheat, parsnips, beets, and how a city can establish a charity for the poor. 1786-1826.

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8vo. Bound in a lovely contemporary calf binding, speckled but with a decorative stencil pattern overall, spine richly gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine "Traité de la pomme de terr," marbled endpapers.I. PAYEN, Anselme & CHEVALLIER, Alphonse. Traité de la pomme de terre; sa culture, ses divers emplois dans les préparations alimentaires, les arts économiques, la fabrication du sirop, de l’eau-de-vie, de la potasse, etc. Paris: Thomine, 1826. FIRST EDITION. Three engraved plates. viii, 160 pp. II. INSTRUCTION SUR LE SARRASIN, publiée par la Commission d’Agriculture et des Arts. Nouvelle édition. [N.p.: Huzard, c. 1795.] 7 pp. III. INSTRUCTION SUR LA CULTURE et les avantages du panais, publiée par la Commission d’Agriculture et des Arts. [Paris: de l’Imprimerie de la Feuille du Cultivateur, c. 1795.] FIRST EDITION. 6 pp. IV. COMMERELL, Abbé de. Mémoire et instruction sur la culture, l’usage et les avantages de la racine de disette. Bourg: L. H. Goyffon, 1786. FIRST EDITION. 8 pp. V. [CUTTAT, B.] Compte rendu par le Conseil de charité, à Messieurs les souscripteurs de l’association établie à Porrentruy en faveur des pauvres, dans l’assemblée du Dimanche, 18 Novembre 1827. N.p.: N.p., [1827?] FIRST EDITION. 10 pp. I. OCLC: New York Botanical Garden Library, University of California (Los Angeles), Yale, Library of Congress, University of Delaware, Lloyd Library & Museum (Ohio), Lafayette College (Penn.), University of Wisconsin at Madison, and six other locations in Europe. II. OCLC: University of Delaware and three in Europe. III. OCLC: University of Delaware and three in Europe. IV. Not in OCLC. V. Not in OCLC. Bookseller Inventory #

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