Scriptores Rei Rusticae veteres latini Cato, Varro, Columella, Palladius, by…

Scriptores Rei Rusticae veteres latini Cato, Varro, Columella, Palladius, by GESNER, J.M. (ed.)

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.

Edition: Reprint

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.
Book ID: 1866
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