PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF A SOUTHERN COLLECTOR
YOUNG, Arthur (1741-1820). A Six Months Tour through the North of England. London: W. Strahan; W. Nicoll; B. Collins; J. Balfour, 1770.
4 volumes, 8o (204 x 122 mm). 28 plates (14 folding), and 6 folding tables (some plates lightly browned, plan of Bridgewater's canal with 2½-inch tear). (Occasional light marginal dampstaining, minor dustsoiling.) Contemporary speckled calf, morocco lettering pieces (light wear to spine ends and joints). Provenance: H. Ferguson Davie, Bart. (bookplates in 3 volumes).
FIRST EDITION. Arthur Young's detailed agricultural survey also includes descriptions of the possessions of local gentry. (4)