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Livestock.- Mascall (Leonard) The First Booke of Cattell, 3 parts in 1 vol., black letter, titles to parts 2 and 3 within woodcut architectural boarders (trimmed), lacking A7 and S8, title laid-down, damp-staining, first f. (blank) trimmed and restored with loss, several ff. remargined, a few wormed at outer margin, ink notes in a contemporary hand, blindstamp to title, bookplate, 20th century half calf, spine faded, [STC 17581], small 4to, Printed by Iohn Wolfe, and are to be solde by Iohn Harrison the elder, at the signe of the White Grayhound in Paules Churchyeard, 1591; sold not subject to return.

⁂ A rare edition in any condition, we can trace only 2 copies at auction including this one, the other was also defective.

Provenance: Timothy Ellyots (ink ownership inscription); Francis Henry Cripps-Day (blindstamp and bookplate).

Rothamsted acquisition date 1936.

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Livestock.- Mascall (Leonard) The First Booke of

Estimate £300 - £400
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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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