Brown Agriculture West Riding Yorkshire 1793 old book mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
General View of the Agriculture of the West Riding of Yorkshire surveyed by messers Rennie, Brown & Shirreff, 1793...by Robert Brown.
Publ. Edinburgh, 1799 by James Watson. pp. 223, frontis folding engraved map showing the route taken by the men [by McIntyre].
Period full leather boards, spine rebacked in past with gilt rules & lettering, Royal Crest gilt pictorial stamp to both boards. Clean, tight & sound, light signs of age, tips of covers worn through to boards, but still well preserved overall. Nice looking old book.
A contribution to the vast agricultural survey of Britain, organized under the supervision of Sir John Sinclair, first president of the newly-formed Board of Agriculture. The three authors were all experienced farmers. (J.P. McGahern Books, Canada).