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Hohberg (Wolfgang Helmhard von) Georgica Curiosa, 2 vol. in 1, second edition, additional engraved titles, printed titles in red and black, numerous engraved illustrations, 9 engraved plates only (of 10) of parterres, errata leaf present at end of each vol., a couple of leaves misbound, vol.1 lacks 3F4 and 3G3, corner of O4 in vol.1 and 5K1 in vol.2 torn away with considerable loss of text, some browning, modern vellum, [Schwerdt I, p.246], folio, Nuremberg, Michael und Johann Friedrich Endters seel. Erben, 1687.

⁂ Schwerdt's copy of the second edition of this famous and monumental compendium of domestic and agronomic matters: includes hunting, fishing, falconry, viticulture, coffee, tea, farriery, medical and household management. "An interesting book on country life, published some years before Florin's "Oeconomus," and Coler's "Oeconomia ruralis."" (Schwerdt).

Provenance: Christophor Sigismund Amman (bookplate dated 1710); Schwerdt (bookplate).

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Hohberg (Wolfgang Helmhard von) Georgica Curiosa, 2

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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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