Lot 1276: A B & R L Allen THE AMERICAN AGRICULTURIST 1843 First Edition Antique Agricultural Periodical Farming Botany Hemp Livestock Equipment Horticulture Textual Illustrations
by National Book Auctions
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The American Agriculturist; Designed to Improve the Planter, the Farmer, the Stock-Breeder, and the Horticulturist.
Author: uncredited author
Editor: A. B. Allen, R. L. Allen
Publisher: Published by Saxton & Miles
City: New York
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 384 pages
Width: 7" Height: 10"
Book Details: "The American Agriculturist," though changed, is still in publication. This volume is the first year's 12 monthly issues from March 1842-March 1843. Numerous articles in this volume discuss the cultivation of hemp plants.
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound is blind-stamped brown cloth, with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine. The exterior displays rubbing and fading to the spine. The binding is sound. A library bookplate and an armorial bookplate reading "Bibliotheque Schorsch" are present to the front paste-down. A library stamp is present to the title page. The interior displays moderate foxing and a few faint moisture markings. This volume contains textual illustrations of livestock, equipment, and plants, including illustrations of hemp plants.
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