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Benese, Richard (d. 1546)
THE BOKE OF MEASURYNG OF LANDE AS WELL OF WOODLAND AS PLOWLAND, & PASTURE IN THE FEELDE... NEWLY CORRECTED, & COMPILED. LONDON: THOMAS COLWELL, [C.1565]
Estimate
3,5004,500
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
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Benese, Richard (d. 1546)
THE BOKE OF MEASURYNG OF LANDE AS WELL OF WOODLAND AS PLOWLAND, & PASTURE IN THE FEELDE... NEWLY CORRECTED, & COMPILED. LONDON: THOMAS COLWELL, [C.1565]
Estimate
3,5004,500
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Benese, Richard (d. 1546)
THE BOKE OF MEASURYNG OF LANDE AS WELL OF WOODLAND AS PLOWLAND, & PASTURE IN THE FEELDE... NEWLY CORRECTED, & COMPILED. LONDON: THOMAS COLWELL, [C.1565]
Small 8vo (140 x 90mm.), black letter, title within woodcut border, woodcut diagrams and illustrations, nineteenth-century straight-grained green morocco gilt by W. Pratt for F.S. Ellis [booksellers], gilt edges, corner of title, G2 and G8 restored, not affecting printed area, first and last leaves slightly soiled, upper hinge split
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Provenance

Sir Ernest R. Debenham (1865-1952); Robert B. Honeyman (1897-1987), sale in these rooms, 30 October 1978, lot 277, Nico Israel, £1,200; Nico Israel, Amsterdam, Catalogue 21, item 34; Mario Lanfranchi, London; bought from Robin Halwas, London, 1993

Literature

Tomash & Williams B135; ESTC S101610; STC 1876; USTC 506332

Catalogue Note

The work was prepared for publication by the Austin friar Thomas Paynell (fl. 1528-1567) and first printed c. 1537; four reprints, with conjectured publication dates of 1550, 1553, 1563, and 1565, are recorded. All these editions are scarce, with a cumulative total 35 copies recorded by ESTC for all five editions.

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