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Instructions for the increasing of mulberie trees, and the breeding of silke-wormes, for the making of silke in this kingdome. Whereunto is annexed his Maiesties letters to the lords liefetenants of the seuerall shieres of England, tending to that purpose.

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    SR - 97.2/

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    [24] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 4°.

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    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: Mostly a translation of: Letellier, Jean-Baptiste. Memoires et instructions pour l'establissement des meuriers, art de faire la soye en France. Translator's note "To the reader" signed: W.S., i.e. William Stallenge. The letter from James I is dated: the sixteenth of Nouember, in the sixt yeare of England, France and Ireland .. Printer's name from STC. Signatures: A-C4. Running title reads: Instructions for the increase and planting of mulberie trees. Closely cropped, with loss of running title and occasionally first line of text; embrowned throughout UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 23138 Sabin, 90110 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1957. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640: 726:11). Microfiche. Woodbridge, Conn. Primary Source Media 2000. 1 microfiche. (Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America ; fiche 33,023). s2000 ctu b Ownership and custodial history: Purchased from E.M. Lawson catalogue 234, 1988 UK-SuSCL