Rural Affairs: A Practical and Copiously Illustrated Register of Rural Economy and Rural Taste, Including Country Dwellings, Improved and Planting Grounds... Vol. I

By: Thomas, J. J.

Price: $45.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


Albany, New York: Luther Tucker & Son, 1876. Engraved title page reads: Illustrated Annual Register of Rural Affairs, for 1855-6-7, With 450 Engravings. Annual publication (this book contains three years of issues) geared to the Victorian 'gentleman farmer', with a lot of practical advice for any farming enterprise, but with emphasis on aesthetics, expensive machinery, and growing attractive gardens - a bit of a fantasy book for city-dwellers dreaming of a romantic country home. Includes lots of engravings of machinery and crops, garden plans, farm animals, barns, and greenhouses. Brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, 336 pages. Covers rubbed, mainly at the extremities, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.

Title: Rural Affairs: A Practical and Copiously Illustrated Register of Rural Economy and Rural Taste, Including Country Dwellings, Improved and Planting Grounds... Vol. I

Author Name: Thomas, J. J.

Categories: Science, Medicine & Nature, Architecture, Engineering & Building Trades,

Publisher: Albany, New York, Luther Tucker & Son: 1876

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 041250

Keywords: RURAL LIFE VICTORIAN COUNTRY GENTLEMAN FARMING FARMER VICTORIAN AGRICULTURE NATURE