London, T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1803, 1803 and 1804 [revised third edition]/ 1784.
Octavo, three volumes, [ii, half-title], xvi, 532; viii, 412, 63 [appendices] and viii, 320, 196 [appendices] pages.
Relatively recent quarter calf and cloth; leather slightly rubbed, with the head of the spine of one volume a little bumped; small surface abrasions to the front pastedowns where a binder's label has been removed; small ink stamp partially erased from the verso of each title-page (forming two small holes in and near the subtitle text of the second one); minimal scattered pale foxing; overall an excellent uncut set.
Sir John Sinclair (1754-1835), first president of the Board of Agriculture and voluminous writer. This work was 'a standard treatise, which was long one of the chief authorities on the subject' (DNB).