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Hill (Thomas) The profitable Arte of Gardening, now the thirde time set forth, 2 parts in 1, collation: A4 B2 C-T4; Aa-Mm4, largely printed in black letter, titles within typographic border, woodcut initials and a few illustrations including one full-page on T1 verso of a knot for a garden, contemporary ink annotations (some trimmed), S1 corner torn, first few leaves with upper corner frayed away, slightly affecting title border, trimmed close sometimes affecting headlines and side-notes, some soiling and light water-staining, [STC 13493; Fussell I, p.18], Imprinted at London, by Henrie Bynneman, 1574.

⁂ The fourth edition of what Fussell calls "except for herbals...our first book on gardening." Part 2 covers bees and bee-keeping with further sections on weather and planting and "graffing" trees.
Rothamsted acquisition date 1930.

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Hill (Thomas) The profitable Arte of Gardening, now the

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