Lot 5: ALAMANNI, LUIGI. La Coltivatione.

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March 11, 2004, 12:00 AM EST
New York, NY, US
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Description: 102, [2] leaves, including last leaf with printer's device on verso. Small 8vo, modern 1/4 vellum; some light dampstaining, narrow strip torn from blank outer margin of A3, 17th-century inscription on colophon page. Florence: (Bernardo Giunti), 1549
Notes: First published in 1546, "a long didactic poem, classic in its precepts, on the care of fields and gardens"--Wilkins, page 248. Adams A411.
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