Southern Agriculturist, and Register of Rural Affairs; Adapted to


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LEGARE, J. D. The Southern Agriculturist, and Register of Rural Affairs; Adapted to the Southern Section of the United States. Vol. I. For the Year 1828. By J. D. Legare, Editor. Charleston: Printed and Published for the Editor, by A. E. Miller, No. 4, Broad-Street. 1828. Octavo. Bounded in dried and flaking leather spine & corners, lacking morocco title label but has most of morocco volume label, red & green splotched paper over boards, paper worn, chipped & rubbed through paper at many places, leather split along hinges with covers held by cords, spine ends chipped, worn through at corners, spine darkened with outer dark layer of leather dried and chipping off; yellow page edges, light to heavy foxing, scattered damp-stains. 19th century bookplate of "C.P. Crawford. No. 252." "J. Crawford" written on front paste-down endpaper above bookplate--also written at to of title. Another 19th century bookplate on light purple paper below above bookplate of "Young Men's Christian Association, Milledgeville, GA. Presented by C. P. Crawford." Collation: title leaf, 1-724, 71-3, 81-4, 91-2. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [i]-vii introduction, [7]-569, p.570 "Agricultural Works," [571]-587 index, (1) blank. "An important agricultural magazine established in 1828 and edited by J.D. Legare. It published original papers on agriculture, horticulture, botany, rural affairs, and domestic economy; and also proceedings of agricultural societies of the U.S. and Europe, reviews of works on farming, miscellaneous agricultural items, and some light reading. Cf. American periodicals, 1741-1900."--OCLC description. "Fifth and last of the now-known pioneers of American agricultural journalism was another monthly, the Southern Agriculturist, started at Charleston, S. C., in 1828, by J. D. Legare, and containing at first forty-eight, afterward fifty-six, small pages, 5 x 8? inches."--

Title: Southern Agriculturist, and Register of Rural Affairs; Adapted to

Author Name: LEGARE



Book Number: 17181