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RARE 15TH C. ITALIAN BOOK ON ROMAN AGRICULTURE

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Italian Renaissance 'Scriptores rei rusticae' Incubae: "Opera Agricolationum: Columellae: Varronis: Cantonisque: necnon Palladii"; Marcus Terentius Varro; Marcus Porcius Cato; Rutilius Taurus Aemilianus Palladius; Filippo Beroaldo. Publisher: [Reggio Emilia]: Printer: D. Bertochi, Vicenza, 18 Sept 1496. With orb and four printer's mark for Dionysius Bertochus in colophon. 12" x 8 1/2". 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, 8- line initial spaces with printed guides. Blued edges, marbled endpapers. Later vellum binding with inked titled. Bookplate of Georgius Klotz, MD (Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany) inside front board. Several collector's marks. Bends to bottom corner of a group of about twenty pages. Wormage throughout, light water stain to the bottom edge of about the first third, but pages are bright and clean, fully legible.
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). Harvard has a copy.
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RARE 15TH C. ITALIAN BOOK ON ROMAN AGRICULTURE

Estimate $2,000 - $2,500
Jun 01, 2018
Starting Price $1,000
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1236: RARE 15TH C. ITALIAN BOOK ON ROMAN AGRICULTURE

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Lot 1236 Details

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Italian Renaissance 'Scriptores rei rusticae' Incubae: "Opera Agricolationum: Columellae: Varronis: Cantonisque: necnon Palladii"; Marcus Terentius Varro; Marcus Porcius Cato; Rutilius Taurus Aemilianus Palladius; Filippo Beroaldo. Publisher: [Reggio Emilia]: Printer: D. Bertochi, Vicenza, 18 Sept 1496. With orb and four printer's mark for Dionysius Bertochus in colophon. 12" x 8 1/2". 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, 8- line initial spaces with printed guides. Blued edges, marbled endpapers. Later vellum binding with inked titled. Bookplate of Georgius Klotz, MD (Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany) inside front board. Several collector's marks. Bends to bottom corner of a group of about twenty pages. Wormage throughout, light water stain to the bottom edge of about the first third, but pages are bright and clean, fully legible.
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). Harvard has a copy.

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