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AGRICULTURE.. Dissertation on the Nature of Soils, and the Properties of Manure: to which is added, the Method of making a Universal Compost, to supply the place of Dung, where that useful and necessary article cannot be obtained: the whole forming a body of intelligence calculated to establish facts that may be applied for the benefit of Mankind, with a Synopsis of the Science of Agriculture, practically delineated; poiunting out the necessary things to be taked into consideration in the Management of a Farm.1833

London: London: Printed for Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper, Paternoster-Row, Enlarged edition, 8vo (215 x 130 mm), vii, [5], 141, [1], 35, [1] pp., a little foxing at the beginning and end, contemporary half calf, hinges cracked, spine lettered in gilt, a good clean copy. The anonymous author of this volume "dedicatee his work to Sir John Sinclair, Foster Father of Agriculture... His universal compost was a substitute for manure and could be manufactured by everyone at small expense to supply the deficiency which existed all over the United Kingdom."—Fussell.

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