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Mortimer (John) The Whole Art of Husbandry, Or, The Way of Managing and Improving of Land, 2 vol., first edition, a few woodcut illustrations to vol.1, some foxing and browning, some worming to lower margin of vol.2, contemporary calf (not uniform), joints cracked, some wear, [Fussell I, pp.96-98], by J.H. for H. Mortlock...and J. Robinson, 1707-12.

⁂ Unusual to find both volumes together in first edition. "In his own day Mortimer achieved the honour of being translated into Swedish, a rather unusual language for an English book of husbandry to achieve then." (Fussell).

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Mortimer (John) The Whole Art of Husbandry, Or, The Way

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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