Hints to Gentlemen of Landed Property. To which are now first added, Supplementary Hints. A New Edition.
London : Printed for J. Dodsley, 1793. 8vo, vii, 286 pp, 10 plates (6 folding), contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt spine, red morocco label, a little worn, joints tender.
The author, while employed in the diplomatic service in the Netherlands, set himself to study their husbandry, then reputed to be the best in Europe. Upon his return to England in 1766 he left the diplomatic service and applied himself to husbandry. In 1775 he first published the present work which brought him employment on a large scale as an estate agent and land valuer and did much to improve English methods of land management.
Reference: Fussell: More Old English Farming Books. --101-103
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