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Cassianus Bassus. Der veltbaw, od' das buch von der veld arbeyt, collation: [*]4 [hand]4 [dagger]4 a-z A-V4 Gothic letter, near full-page woodcut map, some water-staining and packing, contemporary panelled vellum over boards, with later initials in black 'P. A. Z. L.' and date '1659', lacking leather ties, some ink staining, small 4to (195 x 105mm.), Strasbourg, Balthassar Beck, 1545.

⁂ Rare first edition in German of this important work on the countryside. Includes a list of classical authors consulted.
Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date 1929.
Literature: VD 16 C 1416.

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Cassianus Bassus. Der veltbaw, od' das buch von der

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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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