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Fitzherbert (John) The booke of husbandrye, very profitable and necessary for al maner of persons, collation: A-K8 (last leaf blank), printed entirely in black letter, typographic device at foot of title, restoration to corners and some margins of leaves at beginning and end, affecting one word of text on verso of A4, soiled and browned, contemporary ink annotations to verso of final blank leaf, later calf-backed marbled boards, modern morocco spine and marbled corners renewed, gilt-lettered red morocco label to upper cover, [STC 11002], 8vo, Imprinted at London by John Awdelye, dwellyng in lytle Britayn strete by great Saynt Bartelmewes, 1562.

⁂ ESTC locates 5 other copies as well as this one, only one of which (Amherst College) is in N. America.
Provenance: George Tollet (ink name to front free endpaper and title).
Rothamsted acquisition date 1924.

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Fitzherbert (John) The booke of husbandrye, very

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