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Crescentiis, Petrus de
DE OMNIBUS AGRICULTURAE PARTIBUS, & DE PLANTARUM ANIMALIUMQUE NATURA & UTILITATE LIB. XII. BASEL: HEINRICH PETRI, (MARCH) 1548
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
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Crescentiis, Petrus de
DE OMNIBUS AGRICULTURAE PARTIBUS, & DE PLANTARUM ANIMALIUMQUE NATURA & UTILITATE LIB. XII. BASEL: HEINRICH PETRI, (MARCH) 1548
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Crescentiis, Petrus de
DE OMNIBUS AGRICULTURAE PARTIBUS, & DE PLANTARUM ANIMALIUMQUE NATURA & UTILITATE LIB. XII. BASEL: HEINRICH PETRI, (MARCH) 1548
folio (300 x 195mm.), woodcut printer's device on title-page and final verso (otherwise blank), dedication within architectural woodcut border, woodcut initials, woodcuts, contemporary south German stamped pigskin over wooden boards, two clasps, occasional browning or light staining, a few marginal tears, Cc1 torn in gutter (not affecting text), lower corner of Ee5 torn, binding slightly soiled
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Literature

Hunt 58; IA 146.777; Simon BG 412; VD16 P1832

Catalogue Note

The woodcuts for this edition have been recut, and are considered more delicate than in earlier editions. A small binding stamp on the lower cover shows an eagle attacking a goat, which is also found in a woodcut on p.342.

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