Rare first edition created by a foreigner, in France for over ten years, concerned by the state of agriculture in France.
He cites popular authors of the time like Duhamel and divides his work in two parts:
-The first details the operations and cultures that are proposed as well as their product;
-The second deals with the advantages that may result in public economy, the various points of general interest to the prosperity of agriculture.
No name - Essai sur L'Amélioration des Terres - 1759
Binding in good condition, work in its period brown full leather binding, covers and spine in good condition, friction from use, rubbed crowns, red edges, adorned spine, gilded titling on a morocco label.
Interior in good condition, lovely banners, tailpieces, dropcaps, interior crisp and complete except for the unfortunate absence of 3 fold-out plates at the end of the book, small vignette on the title.
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