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M[arkham] (G[ervase)] The English Husbandman, Drawne in Two Bookes, and Each Booke into Two Parts, 2 parts in 1, woodcut illustrations in the text, first f. blank, D1 corner torn away not affecting catchword, small hole in H1 and last f. margin torn and repaired, slightly browned, numerous contemporary ink recipes on front and back fly-leaves, new endpapers, bookplate of Douglas Hamilton Madden on front pastedown, 20th century speckled gilt panelled calf, gilt spine, morocco labels on spine, [Poynter 21.2; STC 17357], sm. 4to, for William Sheares, 1635.

⁂ Manuscript recipes include: "Tewlips"; "How to sett Sparagras seedes"; "At this End is severall Receipts good for Hors and Man."

Dodgson Hamilton Madden (1840-1928), judge and legal writer.

Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date 1931.

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Markham (Gervase) The English Husbandman, 1635.

Estimate £600 - £800
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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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