A History Of Farm Buildings In England And Wales..
Bound in original buff cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper. A fine copy.
David and Charles.,
8vo. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. 279 pp.
Illustrated by 24 pages of black and white plates and by 30 text figures.
Second edition of the standard narrative history of farm buildings, first published in 1970. Nigel Harvey (1916-99), writer on agricultural history, read history at Oxford, then worked on the land as a labourer and ploughman. Subsequently he served as farm buildings officer for the Ministry of Agriculture and the Agricultural Research Council. In retirement he was Honorary Librarian of the Royal Agricultural Society of England and a member of the Steering Committee of the Historic Farm Buildings Group.
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