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Dubravius (Janus) A New Booke of Good Husbandry, very pleasaunt, and of great Profite both for Gentlemen and Yomen, first edition, black letter, lacking K gathering (4ff.), woodcut device to title, woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces, shaved at head affecting some running titles and the first line on title page, occasional soiling, ink inscriptions in an early hand including 4 recipes, 20th century half calf, [Fussell p.19; Westwood & Satchell, p.81; Kress 213; STC 7268], small 4to, By William. White, dwelling in Cow-lane, 1599; sold not subject to return.

⁂ Rare in any condition, the manuscript recipes include "mending a broken glasse" and "to keepe tame rabbits".

Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date 1918.

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Dubravius (Janus) A New Booke of Good Husbandry, very

Estimate £300 - £400
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London, UK
Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing