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[Sansovino (Francesco)] "Giovanni Tatti". Della Agricoltura, second edition, collation: *4 A-Aaa4, woodcut decoration and device on title, device repeated on otherwise blank final leaf, woodcut decorations and initials, numerous woodcut illustrations, some light water-staining towards end, generally clean and crisp, contemporary limp vellum, 4to (203 x 143mm.),
Venice, Appresso F. Sansovino, 1561.

⁂ A very good copy of this work, first published a year earlier, which covers soil and grain, wine, gardens and flowers, fruit trees, insects and other pests.
Rothamsted acquisition date 1934.

Literature: Cleveland Collections 88; Hunt 87 (1st ed.); EDIT 16 CNCE 31059.

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Sansovino (Francesco) "Giovanni Tatti". Della

Estimate £500 - £700
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing