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Cato (Marcus Porcius), Marcus Terentius Varro, Junius Moderatus Columella and Rutilius Taurus Palladius. Libri de re rustica, collation: AA6 A8 B6 a-t8 v6 x8, title and woodcut printer's device within woodcut composite architectural border, woodcut diagrams and criblé initials, a few small stains, occasional spotting, 17th century calf, richly gilt spine in compartments, covers scuffed and marked, a solid copy, [not in Adams], [Paris], Badius Ascensius, 1529; and a 1533 edition of the same, printed by Antoine Augerau for Jean Petit and Galliot du Pre, folio (2)
⁂ Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition dates 1920 & 1915.
Literature: Neither in Adams.

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

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