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André Simon copy.- Alonso de Herrera (Gabriel) Libro da agricultura, collation: [cross]4 a-z8 2z8 Ɔ6 (lacking final blank), double column, title in red and black and within composite woodcut architectural border, woodcut historiated and decorative initials, lightly browned, handsome red crushed morocco, gilt, by Emile Rousselle, g.e., folio (289 x 199mm.), Alcalá de Henares, Juan de Brocar, 1539.

⁂ Provenance: André Simon copy (large engraved bookplate).
Rothamsted acquisition date 1932.
Literature: Martín Abad, Alcalá de Henares, 292.

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André Simon copy.- Alonso de Herrera (Gabriel)

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