File Name Young1770
Call Number S 455 Y7 1770
Title A Six Months Tour through the North of England. Containing, An Account of the Present State of Agriculture, Manufactures and Population, in several Counties of this Kingdom...Interspersed With Descriptions of the Seats of the Nobility and Gentry; and Other Remarkable Objects: Illustrated with Copper Plates of such Implements of Husbandry, as Deserved to be Generally Known; and Views of Some Picturesque Scenes, which Occured in the Course of the Journey. In Four Volumes. [Vol. I/II/III/IV].
Short Title A Six Months Tour
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Title Page Quotation "La feule voie de se procurer un corps complet d'agriculture seroit, sans doute, de rassembler les diverses observations qu'auroient fourni dans chaque province." Encyclopedie.
Dedication To such of the nobility, gentlemen, farmers, and others, as were pleased to give intelligence to the author, during the course of his tour; this register of it is inscribed, by their much obliged, most obedient, and devoted servant, Arthur Young. North Mims, Hertfordshire, Oct. 1, 1769.
Imprint London: Printed for W. Strahan; W. Nicholl, No. 51 in St. Paul's Church-yard; B. Collins, at Salisbury; and J. Balfour, at Edinburgh. 1770.
Edition 1
Publication Date 1770
Volumes 4
Copies 1
SFU Catalogue Original Bibliography 4 v : ill. 13 x 21 cm. Calf over boards.
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Bibliographic Notes 4 v. : ill. (kg). Vol I: bookplate inside front cover (Samuel Darby, London), and handwrititng in pencil "First edition, 4 vols, 28 plates, 6 tables"; recto handwriting in ink [unsure what it says] and in pencil 450 pounds. Vol II: bookplate inside front cover (Samuel Darby, London). Vol. III: bookplate (not Samuel Darby, but has a verse and the name is Edmund Whitaker Hodge). Vol IV: bookplate (Samuel Darby, London). Title on spine is Tour Thro' North of England.
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Format Octavo
Plate Count 33
Map Count 1
Illustrations None
Photographs None
Tables Yes
Binding Colour Sepia
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