Book Description

4 vols. 8vo, pp. [ii], CLVI, 248; [ii], 566; [ii], 510; [vol.IV unpaginated]. Vols I-III with engraved vignettes to title-pages. Very lightly toned, internally clean. Slightly later dark brown half calf, spine blind and gilt-tooled with green title labels, brown marbled boards, edges sprinkled blue, brown marbled endpapers. Endcaps and joints a bit rubbed, corners fraying, very good. Round library ink stamp ‘Bibliotheek Seminarie Ijpelaar’ to blank front endpaper each vol.. To vol. I, folding prize certificate awarded by Hageveld Seminarium to Henrico van Beek, dated 11th August 1837. Oval gilt mark of Hageveld Seminarium to the tail of each spine.
Dealer Notes
Bipont Classics edition. Contains: Vol. I. Praefatio. M. Porcii Catonis vita ex Plutarchi græco latine reddita. Notitia literaria de M. P. Catone ex J. A. Fabricii Bibliotheca lat. […] Marci Terentii Varronis vita a Martino Hankio conscripta. Notitia literaria de M. Terrentio Varrone […] de L. Columella […] de Palladio […] de Vegetio Renato ex J. A. Fabricii Bibliotheca lat. […] Christiani Schoettgenii de Gargilio Martiale brevis dissertatio. Index editionum rei rusticæ scriptorum […] Index auctorum […] laudatorum. M. Porcius Cato De re rustica. M. Terentii Varronis De re rustica libri III; Vol. II. L. Junii Moderati Columellæ de re rustica, libri XII et Liber de arboribus, &c.; Vol. III. Palladi Ratilii Tauri Æmiliani De re rustica, libri XIV. Vegetii Renati Artis veterinariæ sive mulomedicinæ, libri IV. Gargilii Martialis fragmentum. Ausoni Popmæ Frisi De instrumento fundi liber; Vol. IV. Lexicon rusticum.
Butters, Ueber die Bipontiner und die Editiones Bipontinae, p.43
Author [Scriptores Rei Rusticae:] (Gesner, Johannes Matthias, ed.:)
Date 1787-8.
Publisher Biponti [Zweibrücken]: ex typographia Societatis,

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