Hardcover, Paris: Challamel Ainé, Libraire-Commissionnaire, 1860. Good with no dust jacket.
Book is in the French language. Sound binding and hinges. Pages tanned, foxed. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper. Errata sheet tipped in. Cloth over boards has handling wear and soiling with bumped corners, small scraped area on spine. ; Author, with many years of experience farming in Brazil (1819-1857), describes many aspects of agriculture in the tropics drawn from his own work. Specific discussion of tropical crops such as coffee and sugar cane, along with livestock and other agricultural products. ; 8,5" tall; 340 pages.