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Borro (Alessandro del) Dimostrazioni, e prove sopra l'Attivita`, ed uso vantaggioso del Gran Coltro, first edition, half-title, engraved frontispiece and 7 fine folding plates by Gaetano Bianchi, errata f., contemporary vellum, lightly soiled, [Moretti, Bib.Agraria p.84; Riccardi I, 170], 4to, Milan, Marc Antonio Pandolfo Malatesta, 1718.

⁂ Scarce work on agricultural tools, and in particular a new style of plough. The work describes a series of experiments using the plough and is illustrated with striking plates of its constituent parts and of it in action being pushed by a peasant farmer.

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Borro (Alessandro del) Dimostrazioni, e prove sopra

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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