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Present state of husbandry in Scotland : extracted from reports made to the Commissioners of the annexed estates, and published by their authority
Bib ID 15996
Format BookBook
Author
Wight, Andrew
 
Description Edinburgh : Printed for W. Strahan, and T. Cadell, London; and W. Creech, Edinburgh, 1778 
2 v. ([iii]-xxiv., 412; [iii]-x, [1]-2, [1]-493, [3] p.) ; 22 cm. (8vo.) 
Notes

"A third volume was published in 1784." -- ESTC.

"List of the Honourable the Commissioners of Annexed Estates" -- p.[3], end of Vol. II.

Spine title: Wight's husbandry.

Errata: V. 1. p.xxi; v. 2. p.[2]

Author named, p.vi. -- Pref.

"Hints by Lord Kames, to the Commissioners of the Annexed Estates"--p.182-199; "Orders in consequence of Lord Kames's hints" p.200-202; and Appendix --p.377-412.

Library's copy inscribed inside cover of each vol.: HSS.

Vol.1. of Library's copy, inscribed: "Knowledge is power, Bacon" -- inside fly-leaf.

Each vol. of Library's copy has book-plate: G.K. Cowlishaw, donated by the family of the late George Keith Cowlishaw".

Library's copy, vol.II, has MS. corrections to text, particularly to running title p.340-417, changed from Berwickshire to Roxburghshire; p.418-424 changed to Dumfries-shire; and has other MS. corrections p.256, et. al.

202/4/86.

Cited In

ESTC, t103102.

Subjects Agriculture -- Scotland -- Early works to 1800.  |  18th century -- Agriculture -- Scotland.
Other authors/contributors Kames, Henry Home, Lord, 1696-1782  |  Scotland. Commissioners of the annexed estates

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