Scriptores Rei Rusticae veteres latini Cato, Varro, Columella, Palladius, quibus acc. Vegetius De mulo-medicina et Gargilii Martialis fragmentum. Adj.notae vir.clar.integrae tum editae tum ineditae et lexicon rei rusticae.
Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Caspari Fritsch: 1735. With folding engraved frontispiece by Bernard Picart and title-vignette and 4 folding plates, i.a. on viniculture. Two volumes in one binding, each with its own title page. Contemporary vellum over boards. Title in ink to spine. Gesner, Johann Matthias (1691-1761) And Marcus Porcius Cato. A collection of classical works on agriculture and natural history thought to have been assembled in the Middle Ages, and certainly printed at least 5 times before 1501 LVI, 858pp; [viii], pp859-1316, 159pp
Condition: The binding is sound, but a little dirty and darkened. A touch of bumping only. Slight cracking to the top edge of the spine. Internally clean and tidy, with a little darkening / foxing to the pages. Overall a very nice copy.