The New Agriculture; the Waters Led Captive.
Book Id: 7657
Cole, A.N. The New Agriculture; the Waters Led Captive. The American Angler, NY 1885, 1st edition. 8vo, 223pp, portrait of author, woodcut plates. Orig. gilt cloth very bright, tight copy. Cole is recognized as a father of the Republican Party, and organized the first Republican convention in his home town, Friendship, NY in 1854. The party was founded the party based on anti-slavery and free soil platforms. In this volume, he describes a method he invented of storing water underground for use during drought periods.