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Trees.- Churche (Rooke) An Olde Thrift newly Revived. Wherein is Declared the Manner of Planting, Preserving, and Husbanding yong Trees of divers kindes for Timber and Fuell, first edition, largely printed in black letter, trimmed close in places, just touching headlines on occasions, occasional light foxing, folding woodcut plate, woodcut illustrations and diagrams, initial blank leaf present, later polished tan calf, gilt, by Riviere & Son, g.e., [STC 4923; Fussell I, p.33], small 4to, Printed by W.S. for Richard Moore, and are to be sold at his shop in St. Dunstanes Churchyard, 1612.

⁂ Sometimes attributed to Robert Chambers and R. Churton, ESTC records 3 variants: this copy has "Surveyors are odious to Farmers" on D3, line 21. The work is written in the form of a dialogue between a surveyor, woodsman, gentleman and farmer.
Rothamsted acquisition date not noted.

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Trees.- Churche (Rooke) An Olde Thrift newly Revived.

Estimate £2,000 - £3,000
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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