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Palladius (Rutilius Taurus) La villa di Palladio... tradotta nuovamente per Francesco Sansovino..., collation: *4, A-Z4, including the final blank, woodcut printer's device to title and at end, woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces, title a little browned, occasional light foxing, or finger-soiling, late 16th century vellum over boards, title in ink to spine, covers lightly soiled, later endpapers, [Wellcome I 249; Simon 325; Simon Bibliotheca Bacchica II, 612; B.IN.G. 1422], Venice, 1560-61 § Britannus (Robertus) Agriculturae encomium, collation: A-I4 (fol. E1 signed D), woodcut printer's device to title, woodcut historiated initials, title spotted and browned, damp-staining to lower margin, spotting and foxing, ink ownership inscription to verso of title, modern blue boards, covers worn, spine becoming loose, loss to extremities, Paris, Chrétien Wechel, 1539; and 2 others, similar, 4to (4)

⁂ Provenance: first mentioned Rothamsted acquisition date 1925.

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Palladius (Rutilius Taurus) La villa di Palladio...

Estimate £400 - £600
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing