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Fitzherbert (John) Fitzharberts Booke of Husbandrie, collation: A4 B-Dd4, (complete with A1, blank except for signature mark), largely printed in black letter, woodcut initials, a couple of illustrations, sig.H3 and H4 with burn-holes causing loss of text on both sides, repaired and text supplied in old manuscript, some ink annotations, sig.Cc4 corner defective and with marginal tear, short tear in final leaf, some light water-staining, early 20th century half calf over marbled boards, cuttings to endpapers, [STC 11004], small 4to, Printed by I.R. for Edward White, and are to be sold at his shoppe, at the little North doore of Paules Church, at the signe of the Gunne, 1598.

⁂ Bookplate of Francis Henry Cripps-Day with numerous cuttings and ink annotations relating to early English farming books on endpapers. His small oval embossed stamp to a few leaves.

Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date 1928.

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Fitzherbert (John) Fitzharberts Booke of Husbandrie,

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
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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