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"""An important agricultural magazine established in 1828 and edited by J.D. Legare. It published original papers on agriculture, horticulture, botany, rural affairs, and domestic economy; and also proceedings of agricultural societies of the U.S. and Europe, reviews of works on farming, miscellaneous agricultural items, and some light reading. Cf. American periodicals, 1741-1900.""--OCLC description. ""Fifth and last of the now-known pioneers of American agricultural journalism was another monthly, the Southern Agriculturist, started at Charleston, S. C., in 1828, by J. D. Legare, and containing at first forty-eight, afterward fifty-six, small pages, 5 x 82 inches.""--American Agricultural Periodicals, an Historical Sketch, by Gilbert M. Tucker, Privately Printed, Albany, N.Y., 1909. We are pleased to offer the first volume of this important southern agricultural periodical. This volume contains a number of articles on the culture of the grape, reclaimed salt marches, culture of rice, the cotton caterpillar, cultivation of sugar cane, tobacco, fine sea island cotton, potato slips, etc. Bounded in dried and flaking leather spine & corners, front cover detached, lacking morocco title label but has most of morocco volume label, red & green splotched paper over boards, paper worn, chipped & rubbed through paper at many places, leather split along hinges with rear cover held by cords, spine ends chipped, worn through at corners, spine darkened with outer dark layer of leather dried and chipping off; yellow page edges, light to heavy foxing, scattered damp-stains. Collation: title leaf, 1-724, 71-3, 81-4, 91-2. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [i]-vii introduction, -569, p.570 ""Agricultural Works,"" -587 index, (1) blank. "
Title: Southern Agriculturist, and Register of Rural Affairs; Adapted to the Southern Section of the United States. Vol. I. For the Year 1828. By J. D. Legare, Editor.
Publisher: Charleston:, Printed and Published for the Editor, by A. E. Miller, No. 4, Broad-Street.: 1828 1828
Size: 19th Century Books,|Agriculture,|Gardening,|Horti
Weight: 2.00 Item
Item Number: 17181
Keywords: 19th Century Books, Agriculture, Fruit Growing, Gardening, Horticulture, Periodicals,