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Bradley (Richard) A Survey of the Ancient Husbandry and Gardening Collected from Cato, Varro, Columella..., first edition, 2 folding engraved plates, a few ff. working loose, slightly browned throughout, contemporary calf, gilt, some surface wear, gilt panelled spine, rubbed, remains of red morocco label and library no. in gilt, rubbed, [Fussell p.106-113; Henrey 509; McDonald pp.170-176; Perkins 222], 8vo, Printed for B. Motte, at the Middle Temple Gate, Fleet Street, 1725.

⁂ Bradley was a Fellow of the Royal Society and in 1724 was elected the first Professor of Botany at Cambridge. Henrey says that he was "outstanding for his versatility".

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Bradley (Richard) A Survey of the Ancient Husbandry and

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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