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Estienne (Charles) and Jean Liébault. Maison Rustique, or the Countrie Farme...also a short collection of the hunting of the Hart, wilde Bore, Hare, Foxe, Gray, Conie; of Birds and Faulconrie..., translated by Richard Surflet, first edition in English, lacking A1 (blank but for signature "A1"), woodcut device on title, ornaments, initials and illustrations, some full-page including 20 of knot gardens, title lightly soiled and with small ink stains, water-staining to some leaves but otherwise a good copy, E2 and O3 with tear to outer margin, contemporary and later ink manuscript notes to endpapers (remedy "to fasten loose teeth", recipe for "a salve" etc.), later panelled calf, rubbed, corners worn, rebacked, [STC 10547; Fussell I p.13], 4to, by Edm. Bollifant for Bonham Norton, 1600.

⁂ Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date 1915.

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Estienne (Charles) and Jean Liébault. Maison

Estimate £750 - £1,000
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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