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Fruit-trees.- Austen (Ralph) A Treatise of Fruit-Trees, Shewing the Manner of Grafting, Planting, Pruning, and Ordering of them in all Respects..., 2 parts in 1, second edition, additional engraved pictorial title by I. Goddard, Y1 of second part with paper flaw holes causing slight loss to a few letters, Oxford, by Henry Hall, for Tho. Robinson, 1657; Observations upon some part of Sr Francis Bacon's Naturall History as it concernes, Fruit-trees, Fruits, and Flowers..., first edition, with final contents leaf, Oxford, Hen. Hall , for Thomas Robinson, 1658, together 2 works in 1 vol., woodcut initials and head- & tail-pieces, occasional soiling, a few rust spots, modern sheep, a little rubbed and marked, spine faded, [Fussell pp.48-49; Henrey 6 & 4, 3; Hunt 268 & 274; Wing A4238 & A4236, A4234], small 4to

⁂ The first work is greatly expanded from the first edition of 1653, particularly the second part which was also issued separately and is so listed by ESTC.

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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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