American Farm Book: Or, Compend of American Agriculture
""Richard Allen's 1850 work is a comprehensive introduction to American agriculture for the practical farmer. This volume is bound together with Joel Barlow's famous agricultural poem """"The Hasty-Pudding, a poem in Three Cantos"""" and with """"A Memoir on Maize or Indian Corn,"""" compiled by D.J. Browne.""
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