102
102
Columella, Varro, Cato, Palladius
OPERA AGRICOLATIONUM... CUM EXSCRIPTIONIBUS & COMMENTARIIS D. PHILIPPI BEROALDO. REGGIO EMILIA: DIONYSIUS BERTOCHUS, 18 SEPTEMBER 1496, 272 LEAVES, AA6 A6 B-I8 K4 L-Y8 Z4 &6 [US]8 [RUM]8 A-K6 L4 M6, 41 LINES PLUS HEADLINE, ROMAN LETTER, 3- AND 8-LINE WOODCUT INITIALS WITH EARLY HAND-COLOURING AND 8-LINE INITIAL SPACES WITH PRINTED GUIDES, WOODCUT PRINTER'S DEVICE ON FINAL LEAF, FIRST FEW LEAVES FRAYED AT FOREDGE WITH SOME LOSS BUT NOT TOUCHING TEXT, QUIRES C AND D SOILED AT HEAD WITH A FEW SMALL WORMHOLES
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT
102
Columella, Varro, Cato, Palladius
OPERA AGRICOLATIONUM... CUM EXSCRIPTIONIBUS & COMMENTARIIS D. PHILIPPI BEROALDO. REGGIO EMILIA: DIONYSIUS BERTOCHUS, 18 SEPTEMBER 1496, 272 LEAVES, AA6 A6 B-I8 K4 L-Y8 Z4 &6 [US]8 [RUM]8 A-K6 L4 M6, 41 LINES PLUS HEADLINE, ROMAN LETTER, 3- AND 8-LINE WOODCUT INITIALS WITH EARLY HAND-COLOURING AND 8-LINE INITIAL SPACES WITH PRINTED GUIDES, WOODCUT PRINTER'S DEVICE ON FINAL LEAF, FIRST FEW LEAVES FRAYED AT FOREDGE WITH SOME LOSS BUT NOT TOUCHING TEXT, QUIRES C AND D SOILED AT HEAD WITH A FEW SMALL WORMHOLES
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Music, Continental and Russian Books and Manuscripts

|
London

Columella, Varro, Cato, Palladius
OPERA AGRICOLATIONUM... CUM EXSCRIPTIONIBUS & COMMENTARIIS D. PHILIPPI BEROALDO. REGGIO EMILIA: DIONYSIUS BERTOCHUS, 18 SEPTEMBER 1496, 272 LEAVES, AA6 A6 B-I8 K4 L-Y8 Z4 &6 [US]8 [RUM]8 A-K6 L4 M6, 41 LINES PLUS HEADLINE, ROMAN LETTER, 3- AND 8-LINE WOODCUT INITIALS WITH EARLY HAND-COLOURING AND 8-LINE INITIAL SPACES WITH PRINTED GUIDES, WOODCUT PRINTER'S DEVICE ON FINAL LEAF, FIRST FEW LEAVES FRAYED AT FOREDGE WITH SOME LOSS BUT NOT TOUCHING TEXT, QUIRES C AND D SOILED AT HEAD WITH A FEW SMALL WORMHOLES
Crescentiis, Petrus de. XII Bücher von dem Feldbau und vollkommener bestellung eines ordenlichen Mayerhofs oder Landguts (Georg Marius. Paralipomena et marginalia hortulanica, das ist Gartenkunst zum Feldbau). Strassburg: Bernhard Jobin, 1586 (colophon at end of first part: Frankfurt: Peter Schmid for Sigmund Feyerabend, 1583), 2 parts, title-pages in red within woodcut border, woodcut initials and illustrations, portrait of Georg Marius in each part, folding woodcut plate, woodcut printer's device on final leaf, foredge slightly frayed and friable and defective in last few leaves, plate partly torn along fold, a few wormholes in lower margin touching last two lines of text and some catchwords

2 works in one volume, Chancery folio (308 x 200mm.), sixteenth-century German blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards, central stamp of Justice on upper cover and Lucretia on lower cover, 4 bosses on each cover, two clasps, front flyleaf worn and detached, one strap lacking, lower cover slightly water-damaged, pigskin worn at edges, spine repaired at head and foot, spine cracking, boards slightly chipped
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Literature

1st work: Goff S349; HC 14569; BMC vii 1090; Bod-inc S-125; GW M41055; Klebs 902.4; 2nd work: VD16 ZV 12357 (listing one copy only, in Aschaffenburg), and the second section by Marius is also listed separately as ZV 24498 (one copy only, in Heidelberg). The 1586 edition of Crescentius is not in IA, but the 1583 edition is IA 146.784.

Catalogue Note

Printing in Reggio Emilia began in 1494; Bertochus was the second printer to set up shop and this is the first work from his Reggio press. This printer's device was also used on the books he produced in Venice in the preceding years.

Music, Continental and Russian Books and Manuscripts

|
London