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An Olde Thrift Newly Revived. Wherein is Declared the Manner of Planting, Preserving, and Husbanding Yong Trees of Divers Kindes for Ti

Auction:
3117B
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

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An Olde Thrift Newly Revived. Wherein is Declared the Manner of Planting, Preserving, and Husbanding Yong Trees of Divers Kindes for Timber and Fuell. London: Printed by W[illiam] S[tansby] for Richard Moore, and are to be sold at his shop in St. Dunstanes Churchyard, 1612. First edition, quarto, authorship variously assigned to Rooke Churche, Robert Chambers, or R. Churton; rare, five U.S. copies listed in ESTC; illustrated with a large folding woodcut plate of an instrument used to measure "boord, or any solide, round or square bodie, be it Timber, stone, glasse, or any such like, and also to take the heighth of a Tree, or of any thing else" bound between pages 74 and 75, followed by further necessary diagrams, tables, and formulas for calculating these measurements, bound in full modern crushed burgundy morocco, decorated in blind with gilt lettering on spine, 6 3/4 x 5 in.

A3, B-P4.
http://estc.bl.uk/S107648
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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Richard Moore, Robert Chambers, Boord, Churton, ESTC, Glasse, London, United States

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