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Rapin (R.)

HORTORUM LIB. IV

Published: Joannem Ribbium (Ribbius), Utrecht, 1672

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CUM DISPUTATIONE DE CULTURA HORTENSI. IOAN. MEURSII FIL. ABORETUM SACRUM. ANGELI POLITIANI RUSTICUS. ADHAEC LIPSII LEGES HOTRENSES & LAZARI BONAMICI CARMEN DE VITA RUSTICA.

(xxvi), 116, (xii index); (iv), 82; (iv), 115 - (i blank), (ii), 119 - 127; (iii), 31, (i) pages, full calf rebacked, title label missing, small gilt number label at the top of the spine, engraved title page (trimmed close at the top), engraved vignette on the title page, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, half of the back free-endpaper torn away, contents crisp.

Hunt 324. An interesting little collection of horticultural works by five brilliant authors of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. Rapin\'s Hortorum Libri IV was a very popular work that was republished many times.

  • Binding Condition: Fair
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: Small 8vo (160 x 115 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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