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The New England Farmer; or Georgical Dictionary. Containing a Compendious Account of the Ways and Methods in which the Important Art of Husbandry, in all its Various Branches, is, or may be, Practised, to the Greatest Advantage, in this Country. By Samuel Deane, D.D. Vicepresident of Bowdoin College, and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Second Edition, corrected, improved, and Enlarged, by the Author. [3 lines in Latin--Virgil]


Price: $250.00

Publisher: Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts,, at the Press of Isaiah Thomas, by Leonard Worcester, for Isaiah Thomas.: 1797 1797

Item Number: 17983

"Samuel Deane(1733-1814) New England agricultural writer, noted Congregational clergyman and later vice-president of Bowdoin College. ""He had the reputation of being a practical farmer as well as a close student of agriculture.""--U.P. Hedrick: A History of Horticulture in America to 1860. With an Addendum of Books Published from 1861-1920 By Elisabeth Woodburn, p.51. His work, first published in 1790 is an ""encyclopedic work, the first of the kind in this country, contains the results of his own experience and reveals wide acquaintance with the observations an... View more info