WHAT I KNOW OF FARMING: A SERIES OF BRIEF AND PLAIN EXPOSITIONS OF PRACTICAL AGRICULTURE AS AN ART BASED UPON SCIENCE. New York: Published by the Tribune Association, 1871. 12mo, pp. [1-4] 5 iv 7 viii-xii 13-335 [336: blank] + 2 leaves of ads, flyleaves at front and rear, original green cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, lavender endpapers. First edition. Carleton's imprint appears at base of spine panel and their monograms are stamped in blind on front and rear covers. Greeley, newspaper baron and possible presidential candidate, styled himself coyly "the Farmer of Chappaqua." Early gift inscription dated 6 July 1871 on front flyleaf. A very bright, attractive copy. (#107123).
No statement of printing on copyright page (which is dated 1870).