A Tour in America in 1798, 1799, and 1800. Exhibiting Sketches of Society and Manners, and a Particular Account of the American System of Agriculture With its Recent Improvements. Parkinson Richard.
A Tour in America in 1798, 1799, and 1800. Exhibiting Sketches of Society and Manners, and a Particular Account of the American System of Agriculture With its Recent Improvements
A Tour in America in 1798, 1799, and 1800. Exhibiting Sketches of Society and Manners, and a Particular Account of the American System of Agriculture With its Recent Improvements
A Tour in America in 1798, 1799, and 1800. Exhibiting Sketches of Society and Manners, and a Particular Account of the American System of Agriculture With its Recent Improvements

A Tour in America in 1798, 1799, and 1800. Exhibiting Sketches of Society and Manners, and a Particular Account of the American System of Agriculture With its Recent Improvements

London: J. Harding, 1805.

First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Good Condition. Item #037829
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Contemporary 1/4 calf over marbled boards, hinges split, front board detached cleanly on volume 1 and endpaper loose, spines dry and cracked, hinge cracked on vol 2. Internally unmarked. 739pp, last few leaves creased in volume 1. Old armorial bookplates of the Winmarleighs. Howes 96, Sabin 58786 "Parkinson was an English agriculturist who came to America recommended by Sir John Sinclair to superintend the farms of General Washington respecting whom the book abounds in curious details that seem to have been generally overlooked by his biographers".

Parkinson was also the author of The Experienced Farmer's Tour in America (1799). Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Inventory No: 037829.

Price: $750.00

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