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Plat (Sir Hugh) The Garden of Eden: or, An accurate Description of all Flowers and Fruits now growing in England, fourth edition, 1 p. advertisements, small hole to A8 touching text, ink ownership inscription with short rhyme: "The truth of this none can deny/ To plant in wet and sow in dry" to front free endpaper, contemporary calf, spine faded, some staining, slash marks to upper cover, [Henrey 295; Wing P2386A; cf. Fussell pp.15-16], 8vo, for William Leake, 1655.

⁂ A scarce edition, we can trace only 1 copy at auction in the last 70 years.
Provenance: J. B. Smyth, 1769 (ink ownership inscription).

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Plat (Sir Hugh) The Garden of Eden: or, An accurate

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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