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Markham's Farewell To Husbandry: Or The Enriching of all sorts of Barren and Sterile Grounds in our Kingdome, To be as fruitfull in all manner of Graine, Pulse, and Grasse, as the best grounds whatsoever: Together with the annoyances, and preservation of all Graine and Seede, from one yeare to many yeares.
London: Printed by William Wilson for Iohn Harrison in St Paul’s Church Yard 1649 - London: Printed by William Wilson for Iohn Harrison in St Paul’s Church Yard, 1649. Hardcover. Early Edition. Rebound in a modern, fine half dark brown calf leather binding with marbled paper covered boards with title in gilt to the spine; and with new end papers. The original text is in good+ condition with tanning, foxing and some occasional ink stains throughout. Pagination – all complete but page numbering as follows [11 + blank consisting of title, dedication, preface, contents] 1-32pp; page 33 is numbered 23 (has correct contents and follows 32); page numbering starts again at 23 – 158pp with the following numbering errors: ·       page 57 is numbered 75; ·       page 123 is numbered 125; ·       page 126 is numbered 118; ·       page 127 is numbered 129. So in total 168pp but numbered 158pp. Illustrated with a number of small wood-cuts of early farming tools and implements.     Condition Report Externally Spine – very good condition – elegant and simple with titles in gilt to the spine. Joints – very good condition. Corners – very good condition. Boards – very good condition. Page edges – very good condition – all red. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – very good condition – solid. Paste downs – very good condition. End papers – very good condition. Title – good condition. Pages – good condition – some marks throughout, ink marginalia to some pages. Binding – very good condition. See photos  Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1649 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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