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Alonso de Herrera (Gabriel) Libro de agricultura, que es de la labraça y criança y de muchas otras particularidades del campo, collation: X4, a-z8, A8, B5, gothic letter, double column, title in red and black within woodcut historiated border with portrait of the author to foot, woodcut initials, damp-staining throughout, heavy in places, occasional browning, h8 & B3 with closed tears to borders, title strengthened and repaired at foot and along fore-edge, ink ownership inscription and blind-stamp to title, 19th century calf, damp-staining, rubbed, 4to (280 x 200mm.), Toledo, Juan Ferrer [for Diego Ferrer], [20 July], 1551; and a defective 1605 edition of the same, 4to (2)
⁂ Provenance: J.H.S. de Granada (ink inscription); Francisco de Paula Rojas y Caballero-Infante, 1832-1909, Spanish industrial engineer (blind-stamp).
Rothamsted acquisition dates 1915 & 1931.

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Alonso de Herrera (Gabriel) Libro de agricultura, que

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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing