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Familiar Dialogue (A) betwixt one Physiologus a gentleman student of Athens and his country friend Geoponus, wherein he doth make manifest to him many secrets of nature in the soyling, plowing, and sowing of the earth, whereby it may bring forth fruit in more aboundance, first and only edition, small woodcut armorial device on title, woodcut initial and decorations, soiled and with some marginal repairs but no loss of text, modern calf, [STC 19896.5], Oxford, Printed by Joseph Barnes, 1612.

⁂ The only recorded copy. An inscription to front free endpaper reads "From the Evelyn Library". Ink name on title "C. Cacale" and at foot another contemporary inscription dated August 1665.
Rothamsted acquisition date not noted.

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Familiar Dialogue (A) betwixt one Physiologus a

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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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