Travels During The Years 1787, 1788, and 1789
YOUNG, Arthur. Travels During The Years 1787, 1788, and 1789. Undertaken more particularly with a View of afcertaining the Cultivation, Wealth, Resources, and National Prosperity, of the Kingdom of France... London (and Dublin): Bury St. Edmunds , 1792 and Dublin: Printed for Messrs R. Cross, P. Wogan, L.White, P. Bryne, A. Grueber, J. Moore, J. Jones, W. Jones, W. McKensie, & F. Rice, 1793.
Vol. 1 is a first edition Quarto. Bound in contempoary brown diced calf, gilt-stamped spine, rebacked. Vol. 2 is first Dublin edition and second edition. Octavo. Bound in modern brown morocco, gilt-stamped on spine. With 3 large fold-out maps. Custom slipcase made so books appear uniform. Very good.

Arthur Young (1741-1820) was considered the greatest of all English writers on agriculture, however he is also known as a social and political observer as well. Young gave valuable accounts of the condition of the people and the conduct of public affairs at a critical juncture, the beginning of the revolution.

HBS # 67019 $1,500

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