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Hartlib (Samuel) Samuel Hartlib His Legacy of Husbandry, by J.M. for Richard Wodenothe, 1655 § [Weston (Sir Richard)] A Discours of Husbandrie used in Brabant and Flanders..., third edition, title soiled and stained, by William Du-Gard..., 1654 § [Dymock (Cressy] An Invention of Engines of Motion..., first edition, by I.C. for Richard Woodnoth, 1651 § [Hartlib] The Reformfd Husband-man, or a Brief Treatise of the Errors, Defects, and Inconveniences of our English Husbandry, with final blank, by J.C., 1651 § [Dymock] An Essay for Advancement of Husbandry-Learning, by Henry Hills, 1651 § [Hartlib] A Designe for Plentie, by an Universall Planting of Fruit-Trees, for Richard Wodenothe, [?1652]; A Discoverie for Division or Setting out of Land, as to the best Form, 2 folding woodcut plates, for Richard Wodenothe, 1653 § [Shaw (John)] Certaine plaine and easie Demonstrations of divers Easie wayes and meanes for the Improving of any manner of barren Land..., first leaf torn, by T.F., and are to be sold by William Ley, 1657 § St. Foine Improved: A Discourse shewing the Utility and Benefit which England hath and may receive by the Grasse called St. Foine, with the final blank, by S[arah] G[riffin] and B[ennet] G[riffin] for Nath. Brooke, 1674, together 9 works in 1 vol., some titles with typographic border, some soiling and staining, cropped with a few leaves shaved at foot, bookplate of Thomas, Earl of Kinnoull, contemporary sprinkled calf, rebacked preserving old gilt spine with red roan label, rubbed, some worming to spine, [Fussell pp.41-47; Wing H991, W1483A, D2971, H999, D2970A, H984, H985, S3021 & P1910], small 4to

⁂ Interesting collection of works, most of which were originally attributed to Hartlib or have contributions by him. Many are scarce, with only a few copies located by ESTC. The third An Essay for Advancement of Husbandry-Learning is an important work in early agrarian reform, introducing a new engine system for the powering of mills.

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Hartlib (Samuel) Samuel Hartlib His Legacy of

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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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