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Forestry.- Standish (Arthur) New Directions of Experience to the Commons Complain ... for the Planting of Timber and Fire-wood, woodcut of royal arms, woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces, light scattered spotting, original stitched wrappers, a little creased, small portion of loss to head of upper cover, preserved in custom drop-back box, [Fussell p. 33; Henrey 356; STC 23204.7], small 4to, [N.Okes], 1613.

⁂ "one of the first treatises to be published in this country entirely devoted to forestry" - Henrey. Of this edition, ESTC lists 5 copies only including this one (not in BL).

Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date 1933.

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Forestry.- Standish (Arthur) New Directions of

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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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