General View of the Agriculture of the County of Sutherland
Title: General View of the Agriculture of the County of Sutherland with observations on the means of its improvement
Author: Capt. John Henderson
Publisher: B. McMillan
Hardback - 3/4 leather bound 1st Edition
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A government report puiblished in 1812 reviewing the complete state of agriculture in Sutherland including the following chapters:
Chapter I - Geographical state and circumstances
Chapter II - State of Property
Chapter III - Buildings
Chapter - IV - Mode of Occupation
Chapter V - Implements
Chapter VI - Enclosing
Chapter VII - Arable Land
Chapter VIII - Grassland
Chapter IX - Gardens and Orchards
Chapter X - Woods and Plantations
Chapter XI - Wastes
Chapter XII - Improvments
Chapter XIII - Embankments
Chapter XIV - Live Stock
Chapter XV - Rural Economy
Chapter XVI - Political economy
Chapter XVII - Obstacles to improvment
Chapter XVIII - Miscellaneous Partliculars, Conclusion
Additional Report in 1811
A fine bound leather edition of this 1812 edition with - binding is a later and most likely carried out as part of Andrew Carnegie's library cataloging. There are some light stains on the front marbled paper parts of the cover board but otherwise only ligfht rubbing. The inside pages are clean and bright throughout with all maps and pull out schemas present.
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From the library of Andrew Carnegie at Skibo Castle his private estate overlooking the Dornoch Firth in north-east Scotland. There is his book plate "Let there be light" on the inside front end paper.