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Tusser (Thomas) Five hundreth pointes of good husbandrie, as well for the Champion or open countrie, as also for the Woodland or Severall, collation: A-K8 L2, largely printed in black letter, woodcut title, device on verso of final leaf and decorations, H8 holed with slight loss of text, lightly browned, small ink stains to A2, later blind-stamped calf, spine a little faded, [STC 24385.5], small 4to, Printed by Peter Short, dwelling on Bredstreete hill at the signe of the Starre, 1599.

⁂ ESTC locates 6 copies, including this one. No auction records for this edition, which is also not mentioned by Fussell.
Rothamsted acquisition date 1925.

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Tusser (Thomas) Five hundreth pointes of good

Estimate £1,000 - £1,500
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing