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Varro (Marcus Terrentius) and Marcus Porcius Cato. M. Terentij Varronis, in omni literarum genere principis, III. de Agricultura libri. M. Catonis... lib. I. de rebus rusticis..., collation: a-b8, Aa-Mm8, Nn4, A-F8, with blanks Nn8 and F8, woodcut historiated initials, contemporary blind-stamped calf, spine ends and corners worn, rubbed, gilt gauffered edges, Basel, Adam Petri, 1521; and another, 16th century agriculture, 8vo (mentioned 149 x 95mm.) (2)

⁂ Provenance: The library of the Dukes of Kinnoull, at Dupplin Castle, Perthshire (armorial ex libris on the front pastedown). The shelfmark 'Dupplin Castle 2.163.29' annotated on the recto of the front flyleaf; on the verso of the same leaf the bibliographical note 'Dec. 10.1723. Collat. & perfect. Wright'.
Rothamsted acquisition dates 1929 & 1917.

Literature: VD16 V 411.

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Varro (Marcus Terrentius) M. Terentij Varronis, in omni

Estimate £300 - £400
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing