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Lot nr:560
Book nr:29942
Author:ESTIENNE, Charles - Johann LIEBAULT
Title:Siben Bücher von dem Feldbau und vollkommener Bestellung eynes ordentlichen Landgutes
Town:Straßburg
Publisher:Bernh. Jobin
Year:1580
Description:In-f°, [12], 643, [34], title printed in red and black, architectural and allegorical woodcut border. Woodcut portrait of the author (small piece of the inner margin cut out) and 36 woodcuts in text. Lacking pp. 83-90. Contemporary ms. ex libris on fly leaf. Some damp staining in the margins. Printer's device on last page. Corners of the index lvs. cut, without text loss. Contemporary pigskin with blind tooling on wooden boards, traces of clasps, slightly soiled
Note:Second edition, first published in 1579. Containing the first description of tobacco in German ("Von dem kraut Nicotiana oder Petum dem Manlin"). The last chapter is on hunting. Ref. VD16 E 4000 ; Thiébaud, 358 ; Lindner 563.01
Price:€500 - €700
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