M. Porcius Cato Concerning Agriculture. [Association Henry J. Webb, Aspatria] Bound with the Three Books of M Terentius Varro Concerning Agriculture

By: Cato, M. Porcius; Varro, M. Terrentius; Owen, Rev. T. , translator

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Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


144, xi, [3] 257 pp. With the stamp of Henry J. Webb, Aspatria Agriculture College. Front cover detached, rear board threatening, spine mostly perished, boards quite worn, interior clean and unmarked, paper a little toned. Owen's translations of Cato, dated 1803, and of Varro (dated 1800) , both on agriculture. Scarce in and of themselves, this copy is particularly interesting because it has the ownership stamp of Henry J. Webb[1846-1893], who took over the Aspatria Ag. College in northern England in 1887, the school was founded on the radical idea of training the sons of tenant farmers and labourers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: M. Porcius Cato Concerning Agriculture. [Association Henry J. Webb, Aspatria] Bound with the Three Books of M Terentius Varro Concerning Agriculture

Author Name: Cato, M. Porcius; Varro, M. Terrentius; Owen, Rev. T. , translator

Categories: Farming/Agriculture, Antiquarian/Rare, Classics,

Edition: First Edition Thus

Publisher: London, J. White: 1803

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 6037

Keywords: Agriculture Aspatria Henry J. Webb Cato Varro FARMING,