Systema Agriculturae, The Mystery of Husbandry Discovered; Wherein is Treated of the Several new and most advantagious Ways of All sorts of Tilling Gardens, Planting Orchards, Sowing Meadows, Manuring Pastures, Ordering Corn-lands, Improving Woods, & Copp

J[ohn] W[orlidge]

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Printed by T. Johnson for Samuel Speed
Date Published: 1669
Edition: First edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 28650


278pp. Quarto [27 cm] in contemporary brown calf, rebacked, with original backstrip laid over, raised bands, gilt-stamped red morocco spine label. Rubbing and wear to boards, chipping to leather at front board fore-edge; bookplate on front pastedown, calligraphic ink notes (some in Latin) to free endpapers and occasionally thoughout; small tear to frontis explanation page repaired on verso with black wax seal, small dampstains to a few pages, else interior is unmarked.


Frontis and frontis explanation present. Four page 'Alphabetical Table' (index) at the rear, followed by a two page catalog of books from Samuel Speed. Early, and at the time popular, agricultural reference.

By This Author: J[ohn] W[orlidge]