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Schwerdt copy.- Heresbach (Conrad) Rei rusticae libri quatuor, universam rusticam disciplinam complectentes, collation: *8 A-Z, Aa-Zz, Aaa-Ggg8, woodcut printer's device to title, woodcut diagram at end, sig. Kk misbound, occasional spotting, contemporary panelled calf, ?later gilt, rebacked, preserving majority of original backstrip, rubbed, 8vo (157 x 99mm.), Cologne, Johann Birckmann, 1571.

⁂ The Schwerdt copy of the second edition of this work on country pursuits and rural life, including falconry, hunting and fishing.
Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date 1939.
Literature: Adams H333: Schwerdt I, p.240.

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Schwerdt copy.- Heresbach (Conrad) Rei rusticae libri

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