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London, B. Alsop and T. Fawcet, 1640. FOURTH EDITION 1640. This work is taken from "Thomas Barker's The Country-Mans Recreation", where it formed Book 2, without crediting Reginald Scot. as author, 8vo, approximately 175 x 140 mm, 7 x 5½ inches, 7 small woodcuts in the text, pages: Title page, 91-127, last page blank, loose in marbled paper wrapper, spine repaired with cloth, small neat repair to top of blank side of title page, all pages age-browned, top corner torn from pages 115-116 with loss of text, facsimile page on old paper from an earlier edition loosely laid in so the missing text can be read, tip of 2 lower corners torn off, no loss to text, slight chipping to foot of title page and some edges, a fragile copy of a scarce work. Originally published in 1574, 1576 and 1578; the first English book on hop farming and Reginald Scot's first published work, before his Discoverie of Witchcraft. See: Fussell Old English Farming Books 1523-1730, pages 12, 31 and 38; Blanche Henrey, Volume 1, pages 64-66 and 68 and 167; Agricultural Writers from Sir Walter of Henley to Arthur Young, 1200-1800, pages 34-38; MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
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