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YOUNG, Arthur (1741--1820)
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. ... 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. In four volumes. ...
London: printed for W. Strahan; W. Nicoll, B. Collins at Salisbury, and J. Balfour, at Edinburgh, 1770.
4 vols ; 20.6 cm. (8º)
I: [4], iv, iii--xxv, [1], 401, [3] p., 7 engr. pl. (some fold.)
II: [2], vi, 502 p., [2], [8] engr. pl. (some fold.)
III: vii, [1], 440 p., 12 engr. pl. (some fold.)
IV: viii, 596 p., 1 engr. pl., [6] fold. leaves of tables

Anonymous. Dedication signed: 'Arthur Young'. A near-contemporary of Soane, Young was the best-known agricultural reformer of the day, and an important figure in the political and social issues of his time. Volume II has two plates numbered '5', one preceding and one following plate 4. ESTC t78100; Goldsmiths' 10612.

Copy Notes Bought from Edward Lawrence for 12s., 22 January 1803. (Archive 7/4/9). Volume I inscribed in ink on the front free-endpaper John Soane, 1803.

Binding C18th stained calf, gilt-panelled spine, gilt-rolled borders, red and black morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 268


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