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Lambert (James) The Country-Man's Treasure, woodcut frontispiece, 2 leaves of advertisements at end, [ESTC 504352; Not in Wing], Printed for Henry Twyford, 1683; bound with A Treatise of Oxen, Sheep, Hogs, and Dogs, [Wing T2093], Printed for Obadiah Blagrave, 1683, together 2 works in 1, foxed and browned, rear free endpaper with contemporary list of names for deer as they age, later calf, gilt, rubbed, [Fussell I, pp.87-88], 8vo

⁂ The first work, originally published in 1676, is extremely rare, a variant issue with different imprint to Wing L232 and located by ESTC only in "private collections", no institutional copies. The second is also rare, with ESTC recording 3 other copies apart from this one (BL, Wellcome and Yale/Beinecke). The volume is further enhanced by the bookplate of Donald McDonald, the agricultural historian.

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Lambert (James) The Country-Man's Treasure, Printed for

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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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