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Fitzherbert (John) The Boke of Husbandry, collation: A-M8, printed entirely in black letter, title within woodcut architectural border, woodcut initials, some ink annotations and doodling to title and verso, some light water-staining, ink stain to verso of sig. I8, 17th century calf, head of spine chipped, [STC 10999], 8vo, Imprynted at London in fletestrete in the house of Thomas Berthelet, nere to the condite at the sygne of Lucrece. Cum privilegio, 1548.

⁂ Rare early edition, only one auction record in the last 40 years, the Macclesfield copy, and that lacking 2 leaves.

Provenance: William ?Morrice (ink name on title); John ?Mellor (ink name on title verso).
Rothamsted acquisition date 1925.

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Fitzherbert (John) The Boke of Husbandry, Imprynted at

Estimate £2,000 - £3,000
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London, UK
Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing