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[Hartlib (Samuel)] A Designe for Plentie, By an Universall Planting of Fruit-Trees, first edition, woodcut device on title, woodcut decorations, later green half calf by Sizer, [Wing H984; Goldsmiths' 1289; Fussell I, p.46], small 4to, Printed for Richard Wodenothe in Leadenhall street, over against Leaden-hall, [1652].

⁂ In his preface Hartlib calls this work a "fore-runner to a larger Volume of Fruit-trees", namely his friend Ralph Austen's A Treatise of Fruit Trees, published the following year.

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Hartlib (Samuel) A Designe for Plentie, By an

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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