Traité d’Agriculture. Considérée tant en elle même que dans ses rapports d’économie politique. Avec les preuves, tirées de la comparaison de l’Agriculture, du commerce & de la navigation de la France & de l’Angleterre. Principes sur lesquels on doit établir la repartition des impôts & des dépenses publiques, pour encourager la culture & le commerce, dans la situation où la France se trouve ...

Paris, De Bray, 1788

3 vols., 8vo, pp. [10], xcvi, 143, [1], [4]; [6], 350, [2], viii, [2]; [4], xxxi, [1], 492, x + errata leaf; with 2 large folding tables and 4 engraved plates; leaves faintly browned with some occasional light staining; still a good copy in contemporary quarter sheep and marbled boards, spines ruled and direct lettered gilt in compartments, lightly rubbed.

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Traité d’Agriculture. Considérée tant en elle même que dans ses rapports d’économie politique. Avec les preuves, tirées de la comparaison de l’Agriculture, du commerce & de la navigation de la France & de l’Angleterre. Principes sur lesquels on doit établir la repartition des impôts & des dépenses publiques, pour encourager la culture & le commerce, dans la situation où la France se trouve ...

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First edition, scarce. ‘According to De Fresne (1743-1815), French agriculture was suffering from the undue extent of corn-growing, and an excessive consumption of fodder in large towns ... He advocates the extension of pasture lands, and a more developed production of cattle and consumption of meat (instead of bread)’ (Palgrave). The tables show a detailed comparison of the agricultural production of France and Great Britain.

Musset 1849; Palgrave I, p. 673; OCLC records 3 copies only (Bibliotèque Centrale du Musée National Histoire Naturelle, France; University of Chicago; Princeton University).

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