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Galland, Pierre (1510?-1559), editor
DE AGRORUM CONDITIONIBUS, & CONSTITUTIONIBUS LIMITUM. SICULI FLACCI LIB.I, JULII FRONTINI LIB.I, AGGENI URBICI LIB.II, HYGENI GROMATICI LIB.II, VARIORUM AUCTORUM ORDINES FINITIONUM ... OMNIA FIGURIS ILLUSTRATA. PARIS: ADRIEN TURNÈBE, 1554
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
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213
Galland, Pierre (1510?-1559), editor
DE AGRORUM CONDITIONIBUS, & CONSTITUTIONIBUS LIMITUM. SICULI FLACCI LIB.I, JULII FRONTINI LIB.I, AGGENI URBICI LIB.II, HYGENI GROMATICI LIB.II, VARIORUM AUCTORUM ORDINES FINITIONUM ... OMNIA FIGURIS ILLUSTRATA. PARIS: ADRIEN TURNÈBE, 1554
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Galland, Pierre (1510?-1559), editor
DE AGRORUM CONDITIONIBUS, & CONSTITUTIONIBUS LIMITUM. SICULI FLACCI LIB.I, JULII FRONTINI LIB.I, AGGENI URBICI LIB.II, HYGENI GROMATICI LIB.II, VARIORUM AUCTORUM ORDINES FINITIONUM ... OMNIA FIGURIS ILLUSTRATA. PARIS: ADRIEN TURNÈBE, 1554
FIRST EDITION, 4to (225 x 159mm.), numerous full-page woodcuts, woodcuts in the text, and additional slip at R4, nineteenth-century marbled boards with a later spine reusing eighteenth-century gilt spine with later title label, some lower corners or margins repaired, leaf Y restored at lower margin with small area in facsimile, minor scattered staining
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Provenance

bought from Richard von Hünersdorff, London, 1999

Literature

Tomash & Williams F77; Mortimer, Harvard French 244; USTC 151451

Catalogue Note

First edition of tracts on land surveying by the Roman gromatics Siculus Flaccus, Frontinus, Sextus Julius, Aggenus Urbicus and Hyginus Gromaticus, edited by Pierre Galland and Adrien Turnèbe (also the printer), from manuscripts gathered during their tour of monasteries in Northern France and Flanders.

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