Farm Life; Or Sketches for the Country

Published by Saunders, Otley and Company, London, 1861
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Small Octavo. . errata, 292p. A remarkable little book aimed specifically at the "Gentleman farmer" (or one who sought to rise to that status). After giving a history of English (and Colonial) farming, In the case of the latter, the one who owns the land owns the capital which allows "the white man.a means of control over the population" p. 70. Tells prospective gentleman farmer how to evaluate price of a farm, role of being a landlord, dealing with tenants, bailiffs, cottars (those given small cottage to live in exchange for their labor), hunting rights for game, agricultural societies. Much of this provides the substructure for the agricultural life surrounding the Great House as is exhibited in Downtown Abbey (or to a lesser extent Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover). Bound in green pebble grained cloth stamped in gilt, spine lettering gilt, covers rubbed, spine darkened, previous owner's name. A good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 016718

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Title: Farm Life; Or Sketches for the Country

Publisher: Saunders, Otley and Company, London

Publication Date: 1861

Binding: Cloth Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good

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