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Forestry.- Cook (Moses) The Manner of Raising, Ordering, and improving Forrest-Trees: also, How to Plant, Make and Keep Woods, Walks, Avenues, Lawns, Hedges, &c., first edition, 4 engraved plates, 4pp. contents/advertisement at end, very slight staining to upper edge, a few small spots, old manuscript book-label "The Earl of Westmoreland 1856" on front paste-down, contemporary sprinkled calf, rubbed, upper joint split, spine worn and with new label, [Fussell pp.39-40; Henrey 38; Kress 1407; Wing C6032], 4to, for Peter Parker, 1676.

⁂ Cook was gardener to the Earl of Essex at Cassiobury Park (near Watford) and laid out many woodland walks and avenues including, reputedly, an avenue of 296 lime trees.

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Forestry.- Cook (Moses) The Manner of Raising,

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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