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Agriculture.- Cato, Varro, Columella & Palladius. Rei rusticae auctores Latini veteres, title with woodcut printer's device, woodcut head- and tail-pieces, small worm traces and holes in margins, small wormholes in text, index f. Bbb8 with marginal hole, just touching text, occasional spotting and light staining, lightly browned, contemporary calf, blind-stamped arabesque centre-pieces to covers, spine in compartments and with later gilt and black leather label, piece out of head of spine, some worming, rubbed, [VD16 L 1581], [Heidelberg], Hieronymus Commelin, 1595 § Britain.- Hornius (Georg) Rerum Britannicarum ll. VII, quibus res in Anglia, Scotia, Hibernia, ab anno 1645 bello gestae, exponuntur, title with woodcut printer's device, woodcut head- and tail-pieces and decorative initials, lightly browned, contemporary calf, rebacked, Leiden, Hackius, 1648; and 8 others, Continental, v.s. (10)

Lot 4

Agriculture.- Cato (Marcus Porcius) Rei rusticae auctores Latini veteres, [Heidelberg], Hieronymus Commelin, 1595; and others, Continental, (10).  

Hammer Price: £700

Description

Agriculture.- Cato, Varro, Columella & Palladius. Rei rusticae auctores Latini veteres, title with woodcut printer's device, woodcut head- and tail-pieces, small worm traces and holes in margins, small wormholes in text, index f. Bbb8 with marginal hole, just touching text, occasional spotting and light staining, lightly browned, contemporary calf, blind-stamped arabesque centre-pieces to covers, spine in compartments and with later gilt and black leather label, piece out of head of spine, some worming, rubbed, [VD16 L 1581], [Heidelberg], Hieronymus Commelin, 1595 § Britain.- Hornius (Georg) Rerum Britannicarum ll. VII, quibus res in Anglia, Scotia, Hibernia, ab anno 1645 bello gestae, exponuntur, title with woodcut printer's device, woodcut head- and tail-pieces and decorative initials, lightly browned, contemporary calf, rebacked, Leiden, Hackius, 1648; and 8 others, Continental, v.s. (10)

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