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Surveying.- Leigh (Valentine) The Moste Profitable and commendable science, of Surveying of Landes, Tenementes, and Hereditamentes...Newly Imprinted and corrected, second edition, largely printed in black letter, small woodcut device on title, woodcut diagrams and initials, with blank A1, 2 folding tables (each 2 conjoined sheets), light water-staining at head of a few leaves and to first table, otherwise an excellent clean copy, cloth, [STC 15417; cf.Fussell I, p.7, 1577 edition], small 4to, for Andrewe Maunsell, 1578.

⁂ 5 UK copies on ESTC, including this one, and 4 in America.

Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date 1932.

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Leigh (Valentine) The Moste Profitable and commendable

Estimate £1,000 - £1,500
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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