The Book of the Farm Detailing the Labours of the Farmer, Farm-Steward, Ploughman, Shepherd, Hedger, Farm-Labourer, Field-Worker, and Cattleman.

By: Stephens, Henry; MacDonald, James.

Price: £375.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Six Volumes complete. Hardcovers bound in original brown cloth with gilt titles on spine and gilt plough illustration on front board, some light shelfwear but overall in Very Good condition. 1889-1891. This Fourth Edition has now been split into six volumes, revised, and in great part rewritten by James MacDonald. 38 Animal plates all with tissue guards as called for but not bound chronologically, plus 8 plates of Farm Buildings. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 5KG, SO ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. Division I: pp xviii (including prefactory notes and contents), 1-256, plus 6 pages of publisher's adverts at rear. Plates: Frontis, 3, 4, 9, 17, 24, 34, 36 plus numerous illustrations in text. Division II: pp xiv, 257-532. Plates: 1, 10, 13, 15, 26, 30, plus numerous illustrations in text. Division III: pp xvi, 1-260. Plates: 5, 11, 14, 18, 29, 35, 37 plus numerous illustrations in text. Division IV: xvi, 261-521 plus 2 pages of publisher's ads at rear. Plates: 7, 8, 12, 16, 19, 22, 25, 31 plus numerous illustrations in text. Division V: pp xx, 1-280. Plates: 6, 20, 21, 27, 33, 38 plus numerous illustrations in text. Division VI: pp viii, 281-554. Plates: 2, 23, 28, 32. Farm Buildings plates: 1-8, some double page plus numerous illustrations in text.

Title: The Book of the Farm Detailing the Labours of the Farmer, Farm-Steward, Ploughman, Shepherd, Hedger, Farm-Labourer, Field-Worker, and Cattleman.

Author Name: Stephens, Henry; MacDonald, James.

Categories: Farming,

Edition: 4th Edition

Publisher: William Blackwood & Sons Ltd.: 1891

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 006080

Keywords: Farming, Farming in Scotland, Farm Life, History,