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Mascall (Leonard) A booke of the Art and maner, howe to plante and graffe all sortes of trees, collation: A-P4 Q2, largely printed in black letter, title with woodcut vignette, woodcut illustrations (including full-page on C4), woodcut initials and decorations, soiling and light staining, repaired tear to C2 affecting text to verso, E1 fore-edge trimmed close (no loss of text), last 2 leaves with some restoration with slight loss of text, ink annotations and numerous ownership inscriptions, modern half calf, [STC 17573.5; Fussell I p.9], small 4to, Imprinted at London by Henry Bynneman for John Wight, [1589].

⁂ Various ownership inscriptions including Hugh Clough on title, John Jones (multiple places). ESTC "some copies mis-dated '1589' on C3v', including Folger copy" - also this copy.
Rothamsted acquisition date 1931.

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Mascall (Leonard) A booke of the Art and maner, howe to

Estimate £600 - £800
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing