6026. On agriculture by Cato, Varro, and others

Objektsbeskrivning
CATO, M. Marci Catonis ac M. Teren. Varronis De re rustica libri, per Petrum Victorium, ad veterum exemplarium fidem, suae integritati restituti. Lugduni (Leiden, Seb. Gryphium) 1549.

8:o. (2), 3-226, (14, last 2 blank) pp. Title with woodcut printer's device. Signatures of Johan Holmström 1711 Gothob. and Ol. Nezelius 1672. BOUND WITH:

COLUMELLAE, L. J. M. De re rustica libri XII. Eiusdem De arboribus liber, separatus ab alijs. Lugduni (Leiden, Seb. Gryphium) 1548.

8:o. (2), 3-491, (21) pp. Title and last page with woodcut printer's device, some woodcuts in text. BOUND WITH:

RUTILIUS, T. A. P. De re rustica libri XIIII. Lugduni (Leiden, Seb. Gryphium) 1549.

8:o. (2), 3-184, (8) pp. Title and last page with woodcut printer's device. BOUND WITH:

(MERULA, G.). Enarrationes vocum priscarum in libris De re rustica, per Georgium Alexandrinum- Philippi Beroaldi in libros XIII. Columellae Annotationes. Aldus De dierum generibus, simul... De umbis, & Horis quae apud Palladium. Lugduni (Leiden, Seb. Gryphium) 1549.

8:o. (168, last blank) pp. Title with woodcut printer's device.
Contemporary brown calf, worn, gilt and blindtooled decorations, somewhat gilt spine in six compartments, damages at head and foot, old signature on first endpaper, old annotations on last endpaper concerning "Re rustica". Signature of Olavus Ander. Knös Stockh. 1778 on inside of upper cover.

Olof Andersson Knös (1756-1804), assistant librarian at the "Academiska biblioteket" (Uppsala) 1781, lector in Greek at Skara gymnasium 1797, see Carlander III:61-63.
Provenance: The von Celsing family, Biby.
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