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Cato (Marcus Porcius), Marcus Terentius Varro, Junius Moderatus Columella and Rutilius Taurus Palladius. Libri de re rustica, edited by Niccolò Angeli, collation: AA8 BB12 a-z8 &8 Ɔ8 K8 Aa8 Bb6 A-O8 P12, a few woodcuts within text, initial spaces with guide-letters, final f. with woodcut printer's device, otherwise blank, occasional early ink marginalia, 18th century dark green morocco, richly gilt spine in compartments and with leather label, spine faded to brown, rubbed at extremities, g.e., [Florence], [Heirs of Philip Giunta], 1521; and a 1535 Basel edition of the same, small 4to (mentioned 199 x 133mm.) (2)

⁂ Provenance: 'F.H. Cripps-Day, 1900'. (ink signature to front free endpaper).
First mentioned Rothamsted acquisition date 1942.
Literature: Not in Adams; EDIT 16 CNCE 28760; Simon, BG, 312.

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Cato (Marcus Porcius) Libri de re rustica, [Florence],

Estimate £400 - £600
£101 Bid
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing