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Liger (Louis) Oeconomie Generale de la Campagne, ou Nouvelle Maison Rustique, 2 vol., first edition, titles in red and black with engraved vignette, woodcut illustrations, contemporary calf, spines gilt, foot of spines repaired, [Schwerdt I, p.316; Vicaire 520], 4to, Paris, Chez Charles de Sercy, 1700.

⁂ The Schwerdt copy (with bookplate) of this widely popular and successful work, covering all matters rustic and many domestic. As well as extensive coverage of vines, wines and viticulture and cider-making, there are also chapters on bees, ponds, rivers, orchards, forestry, much on cookery - meats, poultry, vegetables, jams, preserves and patisserie - and 9 chapters on hunting.

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Liger (Louis) Oeconomie Generale de la Campagne, ou

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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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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