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Bees.- Rusden (Moses) A Further Discovery of Bees. Treating of the Nature, Government, Generation & Preservation of the Bee..., first edition, engraved frontispiece and 3 folding plates, contemporary ink inscriptions to verso of frontispiece and to final leaf, a little browned, small paper flaw tear to lower margin of I7, F gathering becoming loose, contemporary mottled calf, rubbed, corners and spine ends worn, [British Bee Books 55; Walker Catalogue p.61; Wing R2313], 8vo, for the Author, 1679.

⁂ An apothecary by trade Rusden was appointed "Beemaster to the King's most excellent Majesty" at the instigation of John Evelyn.

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Bees.- Rusden (Moses) A Further Discovery of Bees...,

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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