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Fitzherbert, John, d. 1531

Here begynneth a ryght frutefull mater and hath to name the boke of surueyeng and improume[n]tes.

London : Rycharde Pynson, 1523.
Physical Description:
124 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TA544 F57 1523
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Printed in Gothic type.
First text on surveying printed in English.
Previously attributed to Sir Anthony Fitzherbert, but recent studies indicate it was actually written by John Fitzherbert, Anthony's older brother.
Later eds. have title: The boke of husbandry.
Harley, J.B. History of cartography (1987), v.1, p. 494
Richeson, A.W. English land measuring (1966), p. 32-35
English historical review XII (1897), p. 225-36
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 11005
Subject Terms:
Agriculture -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Landlord and tenant -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Pynson, Richard -- Printer.
Surveying -- Early works to 1800.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1523.
Fitzherbert, Anthony, Sir, 1470-1538.

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