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Fitzherbert (John) The booke of husbandry..., collation: A-I8, printed almost entirely in black letter, title within ruled printed border, C4 shaved, just touching foliation top right, stain to a couple of leaves in sig. B, some light water-staining, mostly to lower margin, contemporary ink annotations, modern cloth, spine faded, [STC 11003], 8vo, Imprynted at London by John Awdely, dwellyng in little britayn streete without Aldersgate, 1568.

⁂ Indecipherable contemporary signature to title and, presumably, his ink annotations. Slightly more common than some 16th century editions of this work, with ESTC recording 5 other copies apart from this one: BL, Senate House, Huntington, Uni. of Wisconsin and Uni. of California. Only one auction record, the Evelyn copy in 1977.
Rothamsted acquisition date 1929.

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Fitzherbert (John) The booke of husbandry..., Imprynted

Estimate £1,500 - £2,000
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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