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[Pettus (Sir John, attrib.)] St. Foine Improved: A Discourse shewing the Utility and Benefit which England hath and may receive by the Grasse called St. Foine, first edition, with final blank, light surface soiling to title, library cloth, [Fussell p.74; Henrey 335], small 4to, printed by S[arah]. G[riffin]. and B[ennet]. G[riffin]. for Nath. Brooke, at the Angel in Cornhill, 1671.

⁂ "a most interesting little book... Whoever wrote it knew what he was talking about, and had evidently made himself thoroughly acquainted with the peculiarities and value of the plant as a farmer's crop." - McDonald.

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[Pettus (Sir John)] St. Foine Improved: A Discourse

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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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