Paris: Chez Durand, Neveu, Libraire, rue Galande, Hotel Lesseville, a la Sagesse, 1775.
Two volumes, quartos, 916 pages. Frontispiece to volume one, illustrations, 2 folded plates (other illustrations). Stated Tenth Edition, revised and augmented. A great work of French rural economy, based largely on an earlier work by Charles Estienne. Le Nouvelle Maison Rustique remained in print throughout the eighteenth century. It includes advice on all aspects of managing a country estate, including wine-making, beekeeping, and hunting. In original speckled calf, with raised bands, compartmented and gilt-decorated spine. Near fine. A gift inscription on the title of volume one, "Souvenir de m.ami Eugn Bernie, Blachon, and with the stamp "E. Blachon, Hotel du Louvre, (Ardeche). And a second gift inscription on the half-title "a Blachon, maitre d'hotel a Rival. Souvenir de m. ami, [...] Bernie." [Simon BG 958; Vicaire 521].