Local Interest - Farey (John, Sen.), General View of the Agr...





Local Interest - Farey (John, Sen.), General View of the Agriculture and Minerals of Derbyshire; with Observations on the Means of their Improvement, Drawn up for the Consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement, three-volume set, Printed by B. M'Millan [...] For Sherwood, Neely & Jones [...], London 1815 - 1817, pp: volume I, xlvii, [i], 532, [ii], [ii], illustrated with five coloured maps and sections of strata; volume II, xx, 522, [iii], [ii], illustrated with four plates; volume III, xxvii, 725, [ii], finely bound in contemporary uniform straight-grained Regency blue morocco, the covers with foliate gilt borders, the spine gilt lettered and tooled with foliate bosses and anthemions, raised bands, marbled endpapers and edges, each recto pastedown with the armorial bookplate of Belper crested by a baron's coronet, 8vo Provenance: Edward Strutt, 1st Baron Belper PC FRS (1801 - 1880); Christie's, Printed Books: The Property of the Lord Belper, December 15th 1976, Lot 129, £190; purchased by the present vendor's late brother.

Auction Date: 5th Dec 2018 at 10:30am

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