Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1849. First Edition, First Printing. A Very Good Hardcover.
Professionally rebound in green cloth and stamped gilt spine titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. No wear to new bindings. Previous owner's name on top of title page. Illustrated throughout with in-text drawings and charts. 6.875 inches tall, 259 pages with 22-page comprehensive index. First Edition, First Printing.
Very Good / No Dust Jacket As Issued. Item #008230
James Finlay Weir Johnston, was a Scottish agricultural chemist and mineralogist. Johnston successfully sought to give recent scientific discovery a practical application to agriculture and manufactures. Most of his numerous writings attained great popularity.