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    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 185

    The Husbandsman's Jewel, directing how to improve Land from 10l, per annum, to 50l ... to which are added, the Arts of Angling, Hawking, Fowling. London: for G. Conyers, [c. 1720]. 12°, 4 small woodcuts in the text (a little waterstaining), modern roan.

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    The Husbandsman's Jewel, directing how to improve Land from 10l, per annum, to 50l ... to which are added, the Arts of Angling, Hawking, Fowling. London: for G. Conyers, [c. 1720]. 12°, 4 small woodcuts in the text (a little waterstaining), modern roan.

    ONLY RECORDED ISSUE. Formerly attributed to Gervase Markham. The cuts include a diminutive angler. Schwerdt I, p. 260; Westwood & Satchell p. 148.


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