[Pamphlet] Letters on Agricultural Improvement

I.J. Mechi
Pamphlet. Letters on Agricultural Improvement
Publication details: 
[London, 1844]
SKU: 9521

[Note under title} "These are distributed, gratuitously, by the Writer to promote the great and important cause of National Agricultural Improvement." Pamphlet, sewn as issued, [16]pp., cr.8vo, some staining and aging fold marks, chipping, closed tear on first page, text complete. Ownership inscription, "R.L. Orlebar", member of the squirearchy. Obviously in a much expanded form, Mechi turned this material (14[2]pp.) into a full-scale book, published 1845 (London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 1845, 4to, engraved frontispiece, (6) + 122pp, 3 other plates or plans (one loose), text figures). He is said to have converted sterile land into fertile by his methods.