Essays on Husbandry. Essay I. A General Introduction, Shewing that Agriculture is the Basis and Support of All Flourishing Communities . Essay II. An Account of Some Experiments Tending to Improve the Culture of Lucerne by Transplantation

Harte, Walter

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London: Frederick, 1764. 1st Edition. xviii+[4]+213+[1]; 232pp. + 5 copper plates. Numerous copper plates in the text. Contemporary calf with red leather spine label. Head and foot of spine quite worn, calf quite rubbed, front hinge cracked, lightly browned with a few corners creased, a good copy. Inquire if you need further information. Gach. Bookseller Inventory # U06A-01124

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Book Description Frederick. Condition: Good. . the whole illustrated with copper-plates and representations cut on wood. London: Frederick, 1764. 1st Edition. xviii+[4]+213+[1]; 232pp. + 5 copper plates. Numerous copper plates in the text. Contemporary calf with red leather spine label. Head and foot of spine quite worn between the spine tips and adjacent band, calf quite rubbed, front hinge cracked,a owner's nams to the front endpapers, lightly browned with a few corners creased, a good copy. Discusses trade & commerce, and improvements for cultivation in the North American colonies, especially Canada and Florida. All of the second part is devoted to the cultivation of lucerne by transplantation. Kress 6188; Goldsmith 9959. Weight: 1 pound 6.0 ounces = 626 grams. Size: 8.2 x 5.0 x 1.5 inches = 20.5 x 12.5 x 3.7cm. Inquire if you need further information. Seller Inventory # MA02A-03821

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Book Description London: Printed for W. Frederick in Bath W. Johnston Ludgate-street and sold by Robinson and Roberts and J. Dodsley, 1770. Second Edition, 5 engraved plates, errata leaf, 25 woodcuts in the text mostly of farm implements, advertisement leaf at end, xxvi, [2], 213, [1], 232, [2] pp., contemporary calf, hinges cracked, spine slightly rubbed, label, a good clean copy. Harte was travelling tutor to Mr. Stanhope, the natural son of Lord Chesterfield to whom the famous letters were addressed. According to Boswell, Johnson much commended Harte as a scholar, and a "man of the most companionable talents he had ever known . His Husbandry is good." Arthur Young describes a visit to Bath to see his friend Harte "His conversation on the subject of Husbandry is as full of experience and as truly solid as his genuine and native humour, extensive knowledge of mankind, and admirable philanthropy are pleasing and instructive." Kress, 6188; Goldsmith, 9959; Higgs, 3097; Rothamsted, p.86; Perkins, 758 (second edition). Seller Inventory # 31076

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Book Description Printed for W. Frederick in Bath; London: J. Hinton, W. Johnston [et al], 1764. First edition, 8vo, xviii, (4), 213, (1), 232 pp. 5 engraved plates plus a few woodcuts in the text, some browning to the first and last few leaves, later signature to paste down. Contemporary speckled calf, double gilt rules, maroon spine label, subtle repair to corners and joints. Tutor to Philip Stanhope, fourth Earl of Chesterfield, and friend and mentor to Arthur Young, this "outstanding piece of work" (Fussell) is a general discussion of farming techniques, with the second part concerning the growing of lucerne as a crop. Wellcome III p214. Goldsmiths 9959. Kress 6188. Seller Inventory # 15459

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Book Description Frederick et. al., London, 1764. First Edition. Illust. with 5 copper plates and 25 woodcuts. 8vo, pp. xxviii, (iv), (214), 232. Bound in new half-calf, with raised bands and leather label, a fine copy. Includes a 6 page list of agricultural writers. Rare, Fussell notes that the British Museum did not have a copy as late as 1854. See Fussell, More Old English Farming Books Pp. 38, 45, 46, 71, 72. McDonald p. 212; Kress 6188; Goldsmith 9959; Higgs 3097; Rothamsted p. 86. Fussell calls this an outstanding piece of work . Much of the Essays in Husbandry is a general discussion and Harte displays a wide acquaintance with the extensive literature of his subject . and quotes Arthur Young as saying: His conversation on the subject of husbandry is as full of experience as truly solid as his genuine and active humor . Harte advocated growing Lucerne in a nursery and transplanting it. His descriptions inspired some of Arthur Young's earliest writings. Harte was the travelling secretary to Mr. Stanhope, the natural son of Lord Chesterfield, to whom the famous letters were addressed. According to Boswell, Johnson heartily commended Harte as a scholar and a "man of the most companiable talents he had ever known . His Husbandry is good.". Seller Inventory # 18311

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Book Description London: Printed for W. Frederick in Bath and sold by J. Hinton, 1764. 1st Ed. 2 vols. in 1. xviii + [4] + 213pp. + 232pp. 5 plates, many textual woodcuts. rebound in blind fillet edged half calf with marbled boards, gilt lettered label to spine. Inscribed to head of title page ‘W. Jerningham one of the greatest farmers if you will take his own word for’.Kress 6188; Goldsmiths 9959; ESTC T96316. Much in this work is general discussion, and Harte displays a wide acquaintance with the extensive literature of his subject, both English and foreign, contemporary and classical. US$715. Seller Inventory # 238509

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Book Description (Printed for W. Frederick in Bath), and sold by J. Hinton. 1764, 1764. xviii, [2] errata, [2] directions to the book-binder, 213 [1], 232pp, 5 engr. plates, numerous woodcuts in text. 8vo. Small tear repaired at head of titlepage not affecting text. Full contemp. calf, raised & double gilt banded spine, red morocco label. v.g. ESTC T96316. First Edition. Seller Inventory # 42748

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HARTE, Walter] [1709-1774].
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Book Description London: Printed for W.Frederick in Bath, and sold by J.Hinton, W.Johnston, T.Field. 1764., 1764. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 2 Parts in 1. 8vo. pp. xviii, [2 leaves], 213; 232. 5 engraved plates by W.Hibbart after drawings by himself, Du Pratz, & Richéli. numerous woodcut text illus. later tree calf, rebacked & recornered preserving spine label. First Edition. Harte's Essays cover all aspects of farming and agriculture and display a broad knowledge of the literature on the subject, both contemporary and classical, English and foreign. There is extensive discussion of trade and commerce, and of improvements to be made in cultivation in the North American colonies, particularly in England's new colonial acquisitions of Canada and Florida. The whole of the second part is devoted to the cultivation of lucerne by transplantation. Both the man and his work were warmly admired by Samuel Johnson and Lord Chesterfield, as well as by Arthur Young, who remarked of him that "His conversation on the subject of husbandry is as full of experience and as truly solid as his genuine and active humour, extensive knowledge of mankind and admirable philanthropy are pleasing and instructive". (see Fussell & DNB) Fussell, More Old English Farming Books, pp. 45-46. Goldsmiths' 9959. Higgs 3121. Hunt 608. Kress 6188. McDonald p. 212. Rothamsted p. 68. Sabin 30651. cfTPL 6529. Seller Inventory # AARsa[HA69

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Book Description Five engraved plates & numerous attractive woodcuts in the text. xviii, [4], 213, 232 pp. 8vo, cont. calf (lower joint with an unimportant crack, one corner a trifle worn), spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. London: J. Hinton et al., 1764. First edition. "A far more outstanding piece of work was written by the Rev. Walter Harte but issued without a signature?Lord Chesterfield wrote of him in the highest terms and Johnson admired his companionable talents?Much of the Essays in Husbandry is general discussion, and Harte displays a wide acquaintance with the extensive literature of his subject, both English and Foreign, contemporary and classical?Interest in lucerne had been of long standing even in Harte's day, but it has still to become a plant that is generally grown in this country."-Fussell, More Old English Farming Books, pp. 45-46. Harte (1709-74), published his first book of poetry in 1727, at the age of 18; his verses attracted the attention of Pope, and the two subsequently became great friends. Fine copy. Contemporary armorial bookplate of "W.M. Owen Esqr., Woodhouse.". Seller Inventory # 2767

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Book Description Five engraved plates & numerous attractive woodcuts in the text. xviii, [4], 213, 232 pp. 8vo, cont. calf (upper joint with a short & unimportant crack at head), spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. London: J. Hinton et al., 1764. First edition and a very fine copy from the Cullen House library. "A far more outstanding piece of work was written by the Rev. Walter Harte but issued without a signature.Lord Chesterfield wrote of him in the highest terms and Johnson admired his companionable talents.Much of the Essays in Husbandry is general discussion, and Harte displays a wide acquaintance with the extensive literature of his subject, both English and Foreign, contemporary and classical.Interest in lucerne had been of long standing even in Harte's day, but it has still to become a plant that is generally grown in this country."Fussell, More Old English Farming Books, pp. 45-46. D.N.B., IX, pp. 65-66"a charming and valuable work. Johnson confessed that 'his [Harte's] Husbandry is good.". Seller Inventory # 1066

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