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Meager (Leonard) The Mystery of Husbandry: or, Arable, Pasture and Wood-land Improved, first edition, first issue, folding engraved frontispiece (bound after A6 and with short closed tear at foot), 7pp. advertisements at end, light browning, shaved at head just touching running title with occasional loss, bookplate, contemporary calf, joints splitting but holding firm, [Fussell p.77-79; Henrey 246; McDonald pp.148-151; Perkins 1177 (lacking frontispiece); Wing M1573A], 12mo, Printed by W. Onley, for Henry Nelme, at the Leg and Star in Cornhill, 1697.

⁂ Meager was gardener to Sir Philip Hollman, at Warkworth in Northamptonshire.

Provenance: Donald McDonald (bookplate).

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Meager (Leonard) The Mystery of Husbandry: or, Arable,

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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