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Grapaldus (Franciscus Marius) De partibus aedium, collation: A-B8 a-s8 t4 (including final blank leaf), woodcut initials, small slip pasted to margin of i2, contemporary note of purchase (dated 1516) at head of title, some light water-staining towards end, endpapers from early manuscript on vellum, contemporary limp vellum, leather cross-stitching to spine, lacking ties, small 4to, Parma, Franciscus Ugoletus, 1506.

⁂ Mostly of architectural interest, including sections on the garden, kitchen, library, fishpond, aviary and stables.

Rothamsted acquisition date 1928.

Literature: Adams G1007; Isaac 13847; EDIT 16 CNCE 21594.

Provenance: Nicolaus Laurus de Captarnicis (ink inscription beneath colophon).

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Grapaldus (Franciscus Marius) De partibus aedium,

Estimate £500 - £700
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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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