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A six months tour through the north of England : containing, an account of the present state of agriculture, manufactures and population, in several counties of this kingdom: particularly, I. The nature, value, and rental of the soil ; II. The size of farms, with accounts of their stock, products, population, and various methods of culture ; III. The use, expence and profit of several sorts of manure ; IV. The breed of cattle, and the respective profits attending them ; V. The state of the waste lands which might and ought to be cultivated ; VI. The condition and number of the poor, with their rates, earnings, &c. ; VII. The prices of labour and provisions, and the proportion between them ; VIII. The register of many curious and useful experiments in agriculture, and general practices in rural oeconomics communicated by several of the nobility, gentry, &c. &c. interspersed with descriptions of the seats of the nobility and gentry ; and other remarkable objects: illustrated with copper plates of such implements of husbandry, as deserve to be generally known ; and views of some picturesque scenes, which occurred in the course of the journey. Preview this item
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A six months tour through the north of England : containing, an account of the present state of agriculture, manufactures and population, in several counties of this kingdom: particularly, I. The nature, value, and rental of the soil ; II. The size of farms, with accounts of their stock, products, population, and various methods of culture ; III. The use, expence and profit of several sorts of manure ; IV. The breed of cattle, and the respective profits attending them ; V. The state of the waste lands which might and ought to be cultivated ; VI. The condition and number of the poor, with their rates, earnings, &c. ; VII. The prices of labour and provisions, and the proportion between them ; VIII. The register of many curious and useful experiments in agriculture, and general practices in rural oeconomics communicated by several of the nobility, gentry, &c. &c. interspersed with descriptions of the seats of the nobility and gentry ; and other remarkable objects: illustrated with copper plates of such implements of husbandry, as deserve to be generally known ; and views of some picturesque scenes, which occurred in the course of the journey.

Author: Arthur Young
Publisher: London : Printed for W. Strahan, W. Nicoll, no. 51 in St Paul's Church-yard ... [and 2 other places in England], MDCCLXX [1770]
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Genre/Form: Early works
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Young, Arthur, 1741-1820.
Six months tour through the north of England.
London : Printed for W. Strahan, 1770
(OCoLC)646922869
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Young
OCLC Number: 3998917
Notes: Dedication signed: Arthur Young; Attributed to Arthur Young. Cf. NUC-pre56.
Spine title: Young's six month's tour.
Description: 4 volumes, [20] folded leaves of plates, [9] leaves of plates : illustrations, map, tables ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Young's six month's tour

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