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Tusser (Thomas) Five hundreth pointes of good Husbandrie, collation: A6 *A2 B-K8 L2, largely printed in black letter, title within woodcut border, woodcut decorations and printer's device on final leaf, upper blank corner of A2-6 restored, C7-8 with tears and holes repaired causing slight loss of text, a couple of other marginal holes, some soiling and staining, ink annotations, later half russia over marbled boards, rebacked, rubbed, [STC 24383], small 4to, Printed for the assignes of William Seres, 1590.

⁂ Another rare 16th century edition, with ESTC locating 6 copies in the UK but only Uni. of Wisconsin in N. America.

Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date 1928.

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Tusser (Thomas) Five hundreth pointes of good

Estimate £800 - £1,200
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing