Bound in original cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper with sunned spine and some top edge chips; otherwise a very good copy.
Faber and Faber Ltd 24 Russell Square.,
From the earliest times to the present day.
8vo. 6 x 8.75 inches. 239 pp.
Illustrated by 16 pages of black and white plates.
An historical survey of English agricultural practice, the first title published by Robert Trow-Smith (1910-2001), farmer and agricultural historian. He served as editor of the Farmer Stockbreeder and was a founder member of the British Agricultural History Society, being a member of the editorial board. He published some eight titles on agrarian history, including a standard work on domestic breeds, A History of British Livestock Husbandry (2 vols., 1957-59).
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