A muck manual, for farmers.

Lowell, Mass. Daniel Bixby, 1842. First edition, large 12mo, pp. 242, [2]; very good copy in orig. green ribbed cloth, paper label on spine (with one very small nick in the corner). "A work dealing with the chemistry of soils and manures, and one of the first such scientific treatises written by an American and published in the United States. It attracted immediate attention and went through several editions. He later wrote an Essay on Manures (1850), which was widely used as a rural handbook and for which the author was awarded a prize by the Massachusetts Society for Promoting Agriculture" (DAB). Item #21404

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