FULLARTON, William. General View of the Agriculture of the County of Ayr, with observations on the means of its improvement, Edinburgh: John Paterson, 1793. 4, half title, one folding table, wide margins (half title lightly spotted). FIRST EDITION. Kress B2524; Perkins 645. [bound with:] BAILEY, John and George CULLEY. General View of the Agriculture of the County of Northumberland, with observations on the means of its improvement, London: printed by C. Macrae, 1794. 4, half title, wide margins (a few leaves lightly waterstained). FIRST EDITION. Goldsmiths' 15942; Kress B2645; Perkins 81. [bound with:] PEARCE, William. General View of the Agriculture in Berkshire, with obsrvations on the means of its improvements, London: W. Bulmer, 1794. 4, half title, 3 hand-coloured wood-engraved plates, including one folding (half title and first few leaves spotted). FIRST EDITION. Goldsmiths' 15998; Kress B2808; Perkins 1317.
Bound with 36 other works in 3 volumes, contemporary boards (spines worn).
An interesting collection of 39 first draft reports by the Board of Agriculture, published between 1793-1794. The collection includes 23 English, 11 Scottish and 4 Welsh surveys (all first editions). The reports on Midlothian, Nottingham, Oxford, Suffolk, Sussex, Wiltshire, the East Riding of Yorkshire, Lancaster, and Middlesex contain maps. (3)