London, South Kensington
13 April 2006
HILL, Thomas (fl.1590). The Profitable Art of Gardening. London: H. Bynneman, 1579. Part I (of 2) only, 4° (175 x 128mm). Title within a typographical border, 4 woodcut illustrations in the text, one full-page (M1 supplied in facsimile, some staining). 19th-century half calf (a trifle rubbed and faded). Provenance: contemporary manuscript index on title-verso and several marginalia including a long one on P1v on how to improve gillyflowers. STC 13494; Henrey 198.
[ROUSSAT, Richard]. The most Excellent ... Book ... to find the Fatal Destiny ... of Every Man and Child by his Birth, translated by William Ward. London: for Thomas Vere, 1670. 8°. 11 (of 12) woodcuts in the text (lacks A1&8, A8 supplied in photofacsimile, a few stains). Contemporary sheep (spine rubbed). Wing R2050bA (locating only the copies at the BL and the W.A. Clark library). Together with an imperfect copy of STC 15196. (3)
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