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SPEECHLY (William). Practical Hints in Domestic Rural Economy, relating particularly to the utility, formation, and management of fruit, kitchen, & cottage gardens, and orchards: arranged in sections, as proposed by the honourable The Board of Agriculture: with copious illustrative notes; and an appendix, containing several original agricultural essays.1820

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, First edition, 8vo (207 x 130 mm), xiii, [3], 190pp., folding engraved plan of a kitchen garden, title page slightly creased, bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards, head and tail of pine a little chipped and corners slightly worn. Provenance: Ealry signature of Henry Lowndes noting in code the cost of the book and its binding. Henrey II, p. 481. Rothamsted, p. 140.

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