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Blith (Walter) The English Improver Improved or the Survey of Husbandry Surveyed, Discovering the Improveableness of all Lands, title over 2 ff., the first engraved pictorial, 2 folding engraved plates and 2 full-page wood-engraved illustrations, occasional worming to outer margin, engraved title closely shaved with loss to head and foot, light offsetting, ink ownership inscription of R.E.Prothero, later calf, lacking spine, rubbed and scuffed, [Wing B3196], Printed for John Wright at the Kings-Head in the Old-Bayley, 1653; and the 1649 edition of the same, small 4to (2)

⁂ Provenance: Rowland Edmund Prothero, 1851-1937, British agricultural expert, journalist, author and Conservative politician.

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Blith (Walter) The English Improver Improved or the

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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