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Xenophon. Xenophons Treatise of Housholde, collation: A-H8 (lacking final blank leaf H8), printed almost entirely in black letter, title within woodcut architectural border incorporating date "1534", woodcut initial, title soiled, some light water-staining and foxing, a couple of leaves trimmed just touching side-notes, later calf, gilt, rubbed, [STC 26072], 8vo, in aedibus Thomae Bertheleti typis impress. cum privilegio Ad imprimendum solum, 1544.

⁂ Translated by Gentian Hervet. Only one complete copy at auction in the last 50 years (1975).
Rothamsted acquisition date not noted.

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Xenophon. () Xenophons Treatise of Housholde, in

Estimate £1,500 - £2,000
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing