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Heresbach (Conrad) Foure Bookes of Husbandrie, collation: ()4 (*)4 (**)4 A-Z8 et8 Aa2 (with blank leaf (**)4 present), largely printed in black letter, woodcut device on title, full-page woodcut arms on verso, woodcut illustration, printer's device on verso of final leaf, decorations and initials, small repairs to title, small rust-hole to K6 with slight loss of text, paper flaw small hole to Z1 with slight loss of text, some water-staining, early 20th century mottled calf, gilt, by Riviere & Son, g.e., upper cover detached, nick to foot of spine, [STC 13198; Fussell I, p.12], small 4to, Printed for John Wight, 1586.

⁂ Provenance: Raphe Bolton (contemporary ink inscription in margin of Q3 and further annotations initialled by him on U8); W. Poole (ink name, dated 1810, to title).
Rothamsted acquisition date ?1915.

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Heresbach (Conrad) Foure Bookes of Husbandrie, Printed

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