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Markham (Gervase) The English Husbandman. The First Part: Contayning the Knowledge of the true Nature of euery Soyle within this Kingdome: how to Plow it; and the manner of the Plough, and other Instruments belonging thereto, first edition, woodcut illustrations, head-pieces and decorative initials, lacking G1 and G4 (blank), a few ff. with minor fraying, title browned,contemporary limp vellum, browned and soiled, [Fussell pp.31-32; Poynter 21.1; STC 17355], printed by T[homas]. S[nodham]. for Iohn Browne, and are to be sould at his shop in Saint Dunstanes Church-yard, 1613; and 5 others by the same (6)

⁂ Provenance: first mentioned Rothamsted acquisition date 1928.

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Markham (Gervase) The English Husbandman. The First

Estimate £400 - £600
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing