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Bees.- [?La Caille (Jean de)] Traité des Mouches a Miel..., augmentée de plusieurs Avis touchant les Vers-à-Soye, 2 full-page woodcut illustrations (printed back to back), a few spots, contemporary sprinkled calf, spine gilt, lacking label, upper joint split, corners and spine ends worn & chipped, [cf.Walker Catalogue p.101], 8vo, Paris, Claude Prudhomme, 1714.


⁂ Sometimes attributed to La Caille who published the first edition of 1690, a second edition was issued in 1698 with the addition of the section on silk-worms. All editions are rare.

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Bees.- [La Caille (Jean de)] Traité es Mouches a

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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