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Lawson (William) A New Orchard and Garden. Or The best way for planting, grafting, and to make any ground good, for a rich Orchard, 2 parts in 1, first edition, partially printed in black letter, title with woodcut illustration of men working in an orchard, woodcut illustrations, decorations and initials, slight worming affecting text, G4 with clean tear, modern morocco-backed boards, [British Bee Books 20; Fussell I, p.31; Henrey 226; STC 15329; Walker Catalogue p.44], Printed at London by Bar: Alsop for Roger Jackson..., 1618.

⁂ The second part, entitled The Countrie Housewife's Garden...together with the Husbandry of Bees, has a separate title-page dated 1617. Appears infrequently at auction.
Rothamsted acquisition date 1926.

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Lawson (William) A New Orchard and Garden. Or The best

Estimate £1,000 - £1,500
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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