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Fruit-trees.- Austen (Ralph) A Treatise of Fruit-Trees, Shewing the Manner of Grafting, Setting, Pruning, and Ordering of them in all Respects..., first edition, engraved pictorial title by I. Goddard, woodcut initials and head- & tail-pieces, title and D2 slightly defective at outer margin, lower margin of G4 torn through catchword, light water-staining at end, contemporary sheep, rubbed, a few scuffs, spine faded, [Fussell pp.48-49; Henrey 5; Kress 867; Wing A4238], small 4to, Oxford, for Tho. Robinson, 1653.

⁂ Including a second part 'The Spirituall Use, of an Orchard; or Garden of Fruit-trees', which attempted to demonstrate the role the orchard could play in personal happiness.

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Fruit-trees.- Austen (Ralph) A Treatise of Fruit-Trees,

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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