Lot 4ANDERSON, JAMES
An Essay on Quick-Lime, as a Cement and as a Manure. Boston: Samuel Etheridge for Joseph Nancrede, 1799. First edition thus. Contemporary boards, manuscript spine label. 7 x 4 3/4 inches (17.8 x 11.8 cm); 115,  pp.; publisher's advertisements. Generally a bit worn with loss to head of spine and lower corner of rear board, boards a bit stained, scattered foxing, loss to fore-edge of front free endpaper, library bookplate with "Release" stamp to front pastedown, 19th-century inscription to front free endpaper.
An unsophisticated copy. Issued both separately (as here) and as part of: Marshall, Charles. An introduction to the knowledge and practice of gardening, published in Boston the same year. Rink 1509. Cf. Evans 35770 for the combined title.
Sold for $125
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