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Fitzherbert (John) The Boke of Husbandry, collation: A6 B-M8 N2 (lacking G4), almost entirely printed in black letter, title within woodcut architectural border incorporating date 1534, woodcut initials, outer margin of E8 torn away with no loss of text but affecting much of contemporary ink annotation to verso, some light soiling and browning, good margins, 19th century calf with contemporary blind-stamped calf covers preserved, covers cracked and scored and slightly bowed, [STC 10996; Fussell I, pp.1-6], 8vo, Imprynted at London in fletestrete in the house of Thomas Berthelet, nere to the condite at the sygne of Lucrece. Cum privilegio, [c.1540].

⁂ Rothamsted acquisition date 1916.

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Fitzherbert (John) The Boke of Husbandry, Imprynted at

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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing