MEMOIRS ET INSTRUCTION; Sur La Culture, L'usage et les advantages de la Racine de Disette ou Betterave Champetre. abbé de COMMERELL, John Coakley Lettsom.
MEMOIRS ET INSTRUCTION; Sur La Culture, L'usage et les advantages de la Racine de Disette ou Betterave Champetre ...

MEMOIRS ET INSTRUCTION; Sur La Culture, L'usage et les advantages de la Racine de Disette ou Betterave Champetre ...

Paris: Onfroy et Petit, 1788. New edn. 8vo, pp. viii-47 p. : [2]. Bound with two engraved folding plates of farming implements in modern half-calf in antique style, very minor foxing, a very nice clean tight copy. See Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 13333. Scarce, the OCLC lists just two copies of this French edition (FHN, ZW9) both in the EU. Item #31341

Scarce edition of this early treatise on the cultivation of the manglewurwel. (a variety of the common beet Beta vulgaris used chiefly as feed for cattle and sheep.).

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