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[YOUNG (Arthur)]. Rural Oeconomy: or, Essays on the Practical Parts of Husbandry. Designed to explain several Methods of conducting different Farms; Including Hints to Gentlemen Farmers relative to the oeconomical Management of their Business. Containing, among other Enquiries, Of that Proportioned Farm, which is the most profitable. Of the best Method of conducting Farms that consist all of Grass, or all of Arable Land. Of the means of keeping the Year round the most Cattle on a given Quantity of Land. The Oeconomical Conduct of Gentlemen Farmers. Of the cheapest Way of manuring Land. Of the comparative Profit of Farming different Soils. Of the New Husbandry...1770

London: Printed for T. Becket, First edition, 8vo (210 x 130 mm), [4], 520pp., cont. calf, neatly rebacked with now leather spine label lettered and ruled in gilt. Provenance: Two inscriptions to front fly-leaf "Richard Hooper, Upton Vicarage, Berks, 1874. (one of my Grandfather's books)" and "Charles Whitehead Esq. with the Revd. R. Hooper's kind regards, Xmas 1880", neat ownership signature in ink of Richard Hooper (the Grandfather) to head of title; latterly from the Royal Agriculture Society Library.

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