General View of the Agriculture of the County of Durham, Particularly that Part of it extending from the Tyne to the Tees: with Observations on the Means of its Improvement. Together with the Preliminary Observations of Sir William Appleby. Drawn up for the Consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement.
One hand-colored engraved map, two folding printed tables, & two folding engraved plates. -74 pp. Large 4to, modern sheep-backed marbled boards, spine gilt. London: C. Macrae, 1794.
First edition of one of the scarcest of all of the agricultural surveys commissioned by the Board of Agriculture. Granger was a land surveyor at Heugh, near Durham. “This performance has been estimated as a good one, and a true account of the subject treated of.”–Fussell, The Old English Farming Books, Vol. III, p. 200.
Fine copy. Lacks half-title.
Item ID: 2690