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Perkins Agricultural Library

Walter Frank Perkins of Hampshire, UK (1865-1945) collected over 2000 books on British agriculture published up to the end of the 19th century. The collection was donated to the University of Southampton Library with the proviso that free open access was maintained. In keeping with his wish, books from the collection are now being digitised and made available from Internet Archive and the Biodiversity Heritage Library. Further details of the collection are available in the Perkins Agricutlural L...



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Perkins Agricultural Library
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The same text as 1845 ed. published by Anne Cobbett SUL copy is inscribed on front free endpaper: Herbert E. Molyneux and was presented by Southampton and District Gardeners' Society 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Gardening
"The statistical tables, being Chap. VIII., may be purchased separately." The 2 unnumbered pages after p.212 contain advertisements 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Hops
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Roland, Arthur; Ablett, William H
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At head of title: Farming for pleasure and profit With 32 pages of publisher's advertisements dated Feb.1895 bound in at back of book 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Dairy farming
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Scott, Charles
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With 12 unnumbered pages at the back of the book containing publisher's and general advertisements 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Sheep
Goldsmiths'-Kress library of economic literature, no. 23148 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Corn laws (Great Britain), Agriculture
Goldsmiths'-Kress library of economic literature, no. 24009 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Real property, Real property tax
1 Digitised content created by University of Southampton Library Digitisation Unit, 2015 1 11 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Wool industry, Sheep
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Stratton, J. Y; Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain). Tract Committee
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"Published under the direction of the Tract Committee." 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Hops, Hops industry
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Toogood, William G
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Topics: Grasses, Forage crops
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Blackshaw, Mary; Blackshaw, Jessie; Walkin, W.E., former owner. UK-SoUHL
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With 9 unnumbered pages of general advertisements at end of book SUL copy is inscribed on front free endpaper: W.E. Walkin 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Butter
Preface dated: Southampton, May 30, 1844 With an engraved title page SUL copy has alterations in pencil in the contents list and index 1 Digitised content created by University of Southampton Library Digitisation Unit, 2015 1 11 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Sheep
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Reid, William, wool broker; Kemp, James, former owner. UK-SoUHL
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Preface dated April 10, 1871 The 42 pages of advertisements at the back of the book include 22 pages of those of W. & G. Reid, woolbrokers SUL copy has the words "By William Reid" on the title page crossed out and the name J. Sh----(?) inserted. The initials at the end of the preface have also been crossed out and initials J. Sh (?) inserted SUL copy is inscribed on title page: With the author's comps to Mr Jas Kemp. J. Sh. (?); with book label of James Kemp, Edinburgh on front...
Topic: Sheep
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Pringle, Robert Oliphant, fl.1860-1874
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Topic: Livestock
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Abraham, J.G
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The frontis. is in the form of 2 plates facing one another SUL copy includes mss. notes 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Dalrymple, William, Esq
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ESTC Inscription on title page, mostly illegible from trimming, "From the Author" 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Wheat
With a half-title The British Museum catalogue records a copy dated 1845 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Domestic animals
The author of The complete grazier=Thomas Hartwell Horne 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Livestock, Agriculture
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Martin, William Charles Linn?us, 1798-1864
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With publisher's advertisements inside cover and on endpapers 1 Digitised content created by University of Southampton Library Digitisation Unit, 2015 1 11 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Sheep breeds, Sheep
With plans 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Viticulture
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Blurton, William
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Topic: Milking
Text signed and dated: Charles Poppy, April 18, 1831 Pp. 33-36 consist of an Appendix to Treatise on burnt earth, which refers to Poppy's work: Practical hints on burning clay, sods, surface soil of fallows (1830) 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Mangel-wurzel, Beets
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Jenkins, Henry Michael
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Internal evidence suggests that the pamphlet was an official production of the R.A.S.E. of 1879 and this is confirmed by ehe accounts of the R.A.S.E. for the second half of 1879 (Jnl. of R.A.S.E., 2nd ser. v.16 (1880) appx., p. xv) Anonymous. By Henry Michael Jenkins, then Secretary and editor to the R.A.S.E Caption title 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Butter
With a half title 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Sheep
Perkins Agricultural Library
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Topics: Grasses, Pastures
Perkins Agricultural Library
by White, James, d.1825
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SUL copy is inscribed on front endpaper: S.B. Lucking, Hatfield Peverel 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Veterinary medicine
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Murphy, Edmund, Agriculturist
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Topic: Grasses
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Gibson, John
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Includes advertisements 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Agriculture
Engraved title page vignette (farmyard scene) 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Livestock
With 6 pages of advertisements at the front of the book, the 3rd leaf of which is conjugate with the endpaper. With 16 pages of advertisements bound in at back of the book. the frontis. is in the form of 2 plates, facing eachother 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Dairy cattle, Ergot
With a half-title SUL copy is inscribed on front free endpaper: R. Kendall, Ulverstone 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Horses, Cattle
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Murray, Gilbert
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Dated by British Museum, 1876 Item no. 10 in volume Zz.39.3 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Dairy farming
SUL copy has note on title page: no. 1628 Kirkcudbright Museum 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Potatoes
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Knight, Thomas Andrew, 1759-1838; Leake, E., former owner. UK-SO-UHL; Blakenay Smith, E., former owner. UK-SoUHL; Corbett, J., former owner. UK-SOUHL
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SUL copy has the book label of E. Leake on front free endpaper and is inscribed by E. Blakenay Smith; J. Corbett's mss. notes on cider making on rear endpaper 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Perry, Apples, Pears, Cider
"Printed for the use of the members of the Board and not for sale"--t.p SUL copy is inscribed on title page: Pryse Pryse, Gogerddan 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Agriculture
The verso of the final leaf contains a list of subscribers 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Dairying, Dairy products, Milk, Butter
SUL copy has the bookplate of Donald McDonald on front pastedown 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Field crops
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Roland, Arthur; Ablett, William H
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Topics: Livestock, Cattle
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Magne, Jean Henri, 1804-1885; Haxton, John; Burrell, R., former owner. UK-SoUHL
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SUL copy has armorial bookplate of Lord Gwydor on front pastedown; with inscription: R. Burrell, on half-title 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Dairying, Dairy farming
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Williams, Ernest Edwin
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With 32 pages of publisher's advertisements bound in at back of book 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Agriculture, Protectionism
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Biddell, Herman
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The verso of p.219 and the 4 following pages contain general advertisements 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Horse breeds, Draft horses
Perkins Agricultural Library
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The Society = The Society for Bettering the Condition and Increasing the Comforts of the Poor Account of Britton Abbot is dated 1797 at end of text and is attributed to Sir Thomas Bernard, the founder of the Society, in the Catalogue of the Walter Frank Perkins Agricultural Library 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Abbot, Britton, Family farms
Perkins Agricultural Library
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A volume of poems in the Cumberland mid-county dialect.: Contents: Cumberland farm life in old times, in its mid-county dialect. - Crossyats Boggle 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Agriculture, Farm life, English language
The verso of p.207 and the following 2 pages contain general advertisements, with 16 pages of publisher's advertisements bound in at back of book 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Cheese, Butter
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Muir James, M.R.A.C
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With 2 unnumbered pages at the back of the book containing publisher's advertisements SUL copy has embossed stamp on title page: Presentation Copy 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Dairying, Dairy farming
Preface dated August 1851, with addition dated June 1853 SUL copy is inscribed on p.v: B.C. De Horne, Dulwich Includes index 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Dogs
SUL copy 1 has 23 pages of general advertisements bound in at back 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Rinderpest, Gypsum
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Milburn, Matthew Marmaduke; De Horne, B.C., former owner. UK-SoUHL
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Preface dated October 5, 1852 With 8 pages of publisher's advertisements bound in at back of book SUL copy is inscribed on title page: B.C. De Horne, Nov.26, 1855 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Dairy farming, Dairying
SUL copy wants half-title 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Wool industry, Wool
With 6 unnumbered pages at the back of the book containing publisher's advertisements and general advertisements 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Domestic animals, Agriculture
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Topics: Land tenure, Sheep, Wool industry
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Topic: Scarlet trefoil
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Southampton University Library; Perkins, Walter Frank
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The collection was given by Walter Frank Perkins to the Southampton University Library When using the digitised catalogue, please check prior to visiting, that items are available in Special Collections 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Agriculture
Elucidated by eight copper plates and several engravings on wood 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Domestic animals, Livestock
Perkins Agricultural Library
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The 6 unnumbered pages at the back of the book contain general advertisements 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Horse breeds
Includes index With 32 pages of publisher's advertisements bound in at back of book 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Rent, Real property, Landlord and tenant
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Usher, John
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The 28 pages at the back of the book contain publisher's advertisements 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Sheep breeds
Dated by B.M 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Potatoes
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Topic: Swine
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Smith, William, fl.1900
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Advertisements on endpapers 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Dairying
With 20 pages at the back of the book containing advertisements 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Dairy farming, Dairying
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Wrightson, John, 1840-1916
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In brackets after series statement: The "Downton" series Publisher's advertisements on p. 1-16 at end 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Field crops
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Marsh, John B; Stevens, E.D.T; Rochefort, J
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Added illustrated title page in colour Vignettes within text in blue or sepia Publisher's advertisements on 5 p. at end 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Hop pickers, Hops
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Housman, William; Axe, J. Wortley
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SUL copy has had the date on the title page obliterated 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Cattle breeds, Cattle
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Topic: Cheese
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Martin, William Charles Linn?us, 1798-1864; Sidney, Samuel, 1813-1883
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Preface dated: September, 1857 On cover: The pig ... by William Youatt. Enlarged ... by Samuel Sidney 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Swine
Perkins Agricultural Library
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Includes advertisements on front inside cover With 16 pages of publisher's advertisements bound in at back of book 1 Digitised content created by University of Southampton Library Digitisation Unit, 2015 1 11 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Sheep farming
Page 522 misnumbered 252 With a half-title Includes index BN LIII, column 703 SUL copy is inscribed on title page: George Secker 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Espaliers, Trees, Fruit trees
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Topic: Drainage
With 18 pages of publisher's advertisements bound in at back of book SUL copy is inscribed on title page: Inglesant 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Horses, Horse buyers
Title from cover Publication date from preface 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Botflies, Warble flies
Goldsmiths'-Kress library of economic literature, no. 23772 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Agriculture
"The first publications of this book appeared under the name of Thomas Mawe &c. which is still retained in the title-page and in ... later editions is joined by that of the real author ... John Abercrombie." Pref. of 14th. ed SUL copy has armorial bookplate of Charles Trueman on front pastedown 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Gardening, Fruit, Flower gardening, Vegetable gardening
Perkins Agricultural Library
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Attributed to William Alexander 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Rinderpest
Perkins Agricultural Library
by Valentine, Charles R
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Includes index Author's presentation copy With 24 pages of general advertisements bound in at back of book 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topic: Butter
Cover title 1 Explore this and other items from our digitised collections on the University of Southampton Digital Library.
Topics: Mangel-wurzel, Beets