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    [Horticulture]. [William Lawson]. The Country Housewifes Garden. Containing Rules for Hearbs and Seeds of common use, with their times and seasons, when to set and sow them. TOGETHER With the Husbandry of Bees, published with secrets very necessary for every Housewife. As also divers new Knots for Gardens. [N.p.: n.p., n.d. circa 1630s]. Early edition. Small quarto, 7.25 x 5.5 inches. [2], 24 pages. J2-M2. Woodcut illustrations. Disbound pages. Pages toned with moderate tears and chipping. First two leaves have significant loss, with loss occurring across top of pages 9 and 10 as well. Long tears across several pages with illustrations. Some minor markings, thumbsoiling, folded corners, and browning. Beautiful illustrations of an early edition of the first book of gardening written for women. Set in Blackletter with woodcut initials. Generally good.

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    February, 2012
    2nd Thursday
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