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Bees.- Butler (Rev. Charles) The Feminin' Monarchi', or the Histori of Bee's..., third edition, woodcut illustration with verses on verso of title, woodcut head-pieces, initials and diagrams, musical notation, title torn & slightly frayed at fore-edge and with small repair to lower inner margin, browned, rather soiled and stained, modern half calf, red morocco label, [British Bee Books 18; STC 4194; Walker Catalogue p.12], small 4to, Oxford, by William Turner, 1634.

⁂ The first edition written in the phonetic spelling devised by the author.

Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date 1917.

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Bees.- Butler (Rev. Charles) The Feminin' Monarchi', or

Estimate £400 - £600
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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