Raleigh: Joseph Gales, 1819. 1st Edition. Leather. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Very Good / No jacket as issued. Item #000930
12mo., 223, (2)pp., illustrated with drawings. Bound in contemporary full tree calf. Title on morocco label on spine in gilt. Spine double ruled in gilt into 6 compartments. Joints have been expertly reinforced. Tips rubbed, and a small amount of leather torn away along front joint. Text browned and age-toned. Small quarter sized tear in the rear blank end paper. Previous owner's penciled name on front paste down, with an arithmetic problem on the rear paste down, similarly in pencil. A Very Good copy. ***An early North Carolinian imprint, a series of essays on agriculture & rural affairs. applying the scientific principals, and attempting to raise the education of North Carolina farmers from its low level.***.