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Bees.- Harasti (Gaetano) Catechismo sulla più Utile Educazione delle Api nel Gran-Ducato di Toscano, first edition, engraved device on title, woodcut illustrations, water-staining to first few leaves, foxed, original wrappers, uncut, rubbed and stained, [Walker Catalogue p.126], Florence, Gaetano Cambiagi, 1785 § Alamanni (Luigi) & Giovanni Rucellai. La Coltivazione...e Le Api, edited by Ruberto Titi, engraved portrait and title vignette, some foxing, last few leaves of index torn with slight loss, contemporary half calf, spine gilt, a little worn, upper cover detached, [Walker Catalogue p.126], Padua, G.Comino, 1718 § Savani (Luigi) Modo Pratico per Conservare le Api..., lacking half-title, with errata leaf and 4 folding engraved plates at end, library cloth, uncut, Milan, 1811, 8vo & 4to (3)

⁂ Alamanni and Rucellai's works are both imitations of Virgil's Georgics.

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Bees.- Harasti (Gaetano) Catechismo sulla più

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM GMT
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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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