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God Speede the Plough, first edition, 8 leaves, woodcut device and decoration to title, some ink annotations, early 20th century calf, gilt, by Coverley, g.e., [STC 11925.5], small 4to, Printed by John Harison, dwelling in Pater noster row, at the signe of the Gray-hound, and are to be solde, 1601.

⁂ Extremely rare, only 2 other copies recorded (BL and University of Wisconsin-Madison). Only two copies are recorded on Rare Book Hub - unsold at auction in 1971 and a copy being offered by Francis Edwards in 1966 at £600.
Rothamsted acquisition date 1915.

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God Speede the Plough, first edition, Printed by John

Estimate £2,000 - £3,000
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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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