9th Mar, 2023 10:00

Books, Manuscripts and Autographs Auction

  Lot 1024

AUSTEN, RALPH, A Treatise of Fruit-Trees, 1665.

AUSTEN, RALPH, A Treatise of Fruit-Trees, Shewing the Manner of planting, grafting, pruning and ordering of them in all respects, according to the rules of experience. 12mo, 3rd edition, Oxford 1665. Bound with Observations upon some part of Sr. Francis Bacon's Natural History, as it concerns Fruit-trees, Fruits and Flowers, Oxford, 1665. This work is separately paginated and has its own title page. The main work is preceded by a half title, printed vertically and on verso. These leaves were usually discarded by the binder and have rarely survived. Contemporary calf.

Sold for £290


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