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Forestry.- Smith (Captain John) England's Improvement Reviv'd, first edition, woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces, ink library stamp to title, N3 and 2G3, very small wormhole to foot of first 4 ff., ink markings to front endpaper, bookplate, contemporary calf-backed boards, sympathetically rebacked, [Wing S4092], 4to, by Tho. Newcomb, 1670.

⁂ Written to draw attention to "the great Wasts and decay of all Woods and Timber in England" and the need for replanting.

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Forestry.- Smith (Captain John) England's Improvement Reviv'd, first edition, woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces, ink library stamp to title, N3 and 2G3, very small wormhole to foot of first 4 ff., ink markings to front endpaper, bookplate, contemporary calf-backed boards, sympathetically rebacked, [Wing S4092], 4to, by Tho. Newcomb, 1670.

⁂ Written to draw attention to "the great Wasts and decay of all Woods and Timber in England" and the need for replanting.

Lot 52

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