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Lot 330
LEIGH (VALENTINE) The Most Profitable and Commendable Science, or Surveiyng [sic] of Landes, 1578; and others, defective 16th and 17th century (14)
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,318) inc. premium
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LEIGH (VALENTINE)
The Most Profitable and Commendable Science, or Surveiyng [sic] of Landes, Tenementes, and Hereditamentes, folding letterpress table (cropped and laid down), lacks blank A1, final 4 leaves of text defective [STC 15417], Andrew Maunsell, 1578--TUSSER (THOMAS) Five Hundred Pointes of Good Husbandrie, title within decorative woodcut border (shaved at foremargin), lacks 10 leaves, some repairs, several manuscript annotations, [STC 24380], Henrie Denham, 1580, modern calf--Surveyinge, 1567--[FITZHERBERT (JOHN) Suveyinge], lacks title and 3 leaves, with defective later title of 1567, lacks 12 leaves, one corner torn away from several leaves, later half calf, joints weakened [STC 11013], [Wyllyam Copland, c.1550]--GALENUS (CLAUDIUS) Certaine Workes of Galen, Called Methodus Medeni, title within typographical border, lacks 14 leaves, later calf, defective [STC 11531], Thomas East, 1586--CORTES (MARTIN) The Arte of Navigation, title with woodcut vignette and typographical border, lacks 2 leaves and plates, later limp vellum, soiled [STC 5803], Hugh Astley, 1596, 8vo and small 4to; and 9 others, defective sixteenth and seventeenth century, sold not subject to return (14)
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