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Estienne (Charles) and Jean Liebault and others. Fünffzehen bücher vom Feldbaw und recht vollkommener wolbestellung eines bekoemmlichen landsitzes und geschicklich angeordneten meyerhofes oder landguts, sampt allem was demselben nutzes und lusts halben anhaengig, translated by Johann Fischart, collation: ):( 6 A-Z6 Aa-Zz6 Aaa-Rrr6 Sss4, Gothic letter, title in red and black and within woodcut historiated architectural border, full-page woodcut portrait of Melchior Sebizi, woodcuts within text, woodcut initials and tail-pieces, lightly browned, occasional spotting, contemporary vellum stained green, central gilt arms to upper cover, lacking ties, gilt of arms tarnished, folio (328 x 208mm.), Strasbourg, Bernhard Jobin, 1587.

⁂ Rare German translation of Estienne and Liebault's Maison rustique.
Provenance: Ferdinand Hoffmann, Baron of Grünbüchl and Strechau (large engraved bookplate and arms to upper cover).
Rothamsted acquisition date 1934.
Literature: Not in Adams; VD 16 E4001.

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Estienne (Charles) Fünffzehen bücher vom

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