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Book Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued
A bruise and 3" crease to upper corner of front board.; Uncommon. This copy inscribed by the author on front endpaper: "J. L. Bruce Esq. / With the Author's Compliments / Xmas 1913. F. Smith." [1-2 (title leaf)] [i]-ii [i] ii-iv  2-90 pages + frontispiece + plates. Maroon moire cloth boards with blind-stamped border and gilt lettering on front board. Page dimensions: 241 x 158mm. Dark brown coated endpapers. The author F. Smith was the Deputy Director of Agriculture for Bengal. The illustrations include both sketches and relief half-tone black-and-white photographic illustrations. An agricultural text book for Bengal, contents includes irrigation by canals, tillage, drainage, paddy crops, maize, millet, sugarcane, agricultural implements.