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W[orlidge] (J[ohn]) Systema Agriculturae; the Mystery of Husbandry Discovered, second edition, additional engraved title with printed "Explanation of the Frontispiece" within typographic border preceding, woodcut illustrations, printed title laid down, foxing and browning, contemporary ink inscription of William Mildmay to front free endpaper, modern half calf, [Wing W3599], Printed by J.C. for T. Dring; and are to be sold by Charles Smith and Tho. Burrell, 1675; and the third edition of the same title [Wing W3600A], folio (2)

⁂ First published in 1669, this is one of the earliest works to consider the crop of turnips. It includes a dictionary of rustic words and terms.

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Worlidge (John) Systema Agriculturae; the Mystery of

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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