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Forestry.- [Hamilton (Thomas, Earl of Haddington)] A Treatise on the Manner of Raising Forest Trees, &c., first edition, engraved frontispiece, light soiling, modern bookplate of W.Frank Perkins, contemporary calf, rebacked, for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, 1761 § [Anderson (James)], "Agricola". Miscellaneous Observations on Planting and Training Timber-Trees; particularly calculated for the Climate of Scotland, first edition, half-title, contemporary tree calf, spine gilt, 1777 § Monteath (Robert) The Forester's Guide and Profitable Planter, second edition, half-title, 15 engraved plates, modern cloth, 1824; Miscellaneous Reports on Woods and Plantations, 8pp. advertisements at beginning, original boards, uncut, spine worn, Dundee, 1827 § Collection (A) of Acts for Encouraging the Planting of Timber Trees, title with woodcut royal arms and contemporary ink signatures of Robt. Ridge (soiled and lacking lower outer corner), browned, cropped with loss of a few head-lines, contemporary calf, gilt, spine worn and torn at head, Dublin, 1814, some foxing, rubbed, all but the last two Edinburgh; and 9 others on forestry, 8vo et infra (14)

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Forestry.- Hamilton (Thomas, Earl of Haddington) A

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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