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Audenet-Yemeniz-Firmin Didot copy .- Crescentiis (Petrus de) Le bon mesnager. Au present volume des prouffitz champestres & Ruraulx est traicte de labour des Champs, Vignes, Jardins, Arbres de tous especes, collation: *6 A-X6 AA-HH6, double column, title in red and black and with large grotesque initial, large woodcuts within text, woodcut decorative initials, occasional early ink underlining and marginalia, dark green straight-green morocco, gilt, covers with monogram of Audenet, rubbed at extremities, g.e., folio (269 x 183mm.), Paris, Jean André, 1536.

⁂ Extremely rare edition, with no auction records for over 50 years, with an impeccable provenance.
Provenance: M.N. Yemeniz (bookplate); Ambroise Firmin-Didot (bookplate); Adolphe Audenet (monogram to covers).
Rothamsted acquisition date 1934.
Literature: Not in Adams.

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Audenet-Yemeniz-Firmin Didot copy .- Crescentiis

Estimate £4,000 - £6,000
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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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