Lot 1149: BOTANY -- MITTERPACHER v. MITTERBURG, L. Elementi d'agricoltura. Trad. in I
November 16, 2016
2311 RW Leiden, NetherlandsLive Auction
BOTANY -- MITTERPACHER v. MITTERBURG, L. Elementi d'agricoltura. Trad. in Italiano con note relative all'agricoltura milanese. Ed. 2a corr., ed accresciuta. (Transl. by C. Amoretti). Milan, G. Galeazzi, 1794. 3 vols. vi, 406, xlii; 416; 258, (2) pp. W. 40 fold. engr. plates. Cont. hcf. w. raised bands & dec. gilt backs. (A few tiny wormholes in spine, some minor foxing in places). Ludwig (Ljudevit) Mitterpacher von Mitterburg (1734-1814) was a Hungarian agronomist, botanist, zoologist and entomologist. This work appeared in Pest in three volumes in 1777-1779 (Rei rusticae in usum academicorum regni Hungariæ) and became an immediate success, with translation in many languages and frequent reprints. The treated subjects included cultivation, plant-growing, horticulture, vine-growing, forestry, animal husbandry and food processing. - De Backer-Sommervogel V, 1134.
Estimated Price: € 240