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The profitable arte of gardening, now the thirde time set forth: to which is added much necessarie matter, and a number of secretes, with the phisicke helpes belonging to eche herbe, and that easly prepared. To this is annexed tvvo proper treatises, the one entituled, The maruellous gouernment, propertie, and benefite of the bees, with the rare secrets of the honie and waxe. And the other: the yearely coniectures, meete for husbandmen to knovv: englished by Thomas Hill Londoner. VVhereunto is newly added a treatise of the arte of graffing and planting of trees.

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    SR - 97.3/

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    [12], 134, [2]; [8], 87, [1] p. : ill. ; 4°.

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

General note: Printer's address from colophon. "A profitable instruction of the perfite ordering of bees" has separate dated title page and separate pagination; register is continuous. Signatures: A4 B² C-T4 2A-2M4. Occasional MS. ink annotations and marks UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 13493 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1948. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm (Early English books, 1475-1640; 345:13). Ownership and custodial history: Purchased from Maggs Bros, London 11th November, 1990 UK-SuSCL