Flint (1856) Agriculture of Massachusetts, Second Series 1855


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Third Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Agriculture together with Reports of Committees Appointed to Visit the County Societies with an Appendix Containing an Abstract of the Finances of the County Societies. (Boston: William White, printer to the state, 1856) bound together with Flint, Charles L. Abstract of Returns of the Agricultural Societies of Massachusetts, 1855. (Boston: William White, printer to the state, 1856)

Octavo.  149, xxxviii, ii, xi, 428 pages. Hardcover. Bound in brown cloth-covered boards,  blind stamped on front and rear covers in rococo design, spine divided into five sections separated by triple rules in blind with title and author in gilt in second section, “Second Series/1855” in gilt in fourth section. Numerous steel and wood engravings.

Condition: VG+. Cloth is beginning to fail at the top of the rear hinge. Foxing appears through out in varying amounts.  Corners not bumped, hinges solid.  Nice and almost crisp.