Author:Cato, Marcus Porcius and Johann Matthias Gesner;

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M. Porcii Catonis De Re Rvstica; Scriptores Rei Rusticae Veteres Latini

By: Cato, Marcus Porcius and Johann Matthias Gesner;

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Mannhemii; Mannheim, Societas Literata: 1781

Seller ID: 23664

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 324 pages; [2] Bl. , 324 Pp. Snugly bound in sponge patterned paper covered boards with a hand lettered title label to spine. Light to moderate shelf rubbing to paper over spine and board edges. Board material showing through rubbed paper at corners. Engraved title page includes a profile bust portrait in woodcut of Cato. Contents bright and fresh. VG View more info

Scriptores Rei Rusticae Veteres Latini Cato, Varro, Columella, Palladius, Quibus Nunc Accedit Vegetius De Mulo Medicina, Et Gargilii Martialis Fragmentum...

By: Gesner, Johann Matthias (1691-1761) and Marcus Porcius Cato

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Leipzig; Lipsiae, Sumptibus Caspari Fritsch; Caspar Fritsch: 1735

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26140

Condition: Very Good+


4to 11" - 13" tall; 1316 pages; Caspar Fritsch, Leipzig. Handsomely bound in contemporary full vellum with brown morocco title labels to spine. Folding frontis copperplate and 4 folding copperplate engraved plates. Vol I: [10], LVI, 858 p. ; Vol II : [10], p. 859-1316, 159 p.. Mounted to the front pastedown is the armorial bookplate of Thomas Falconer with four lozenges below the shield indicating earlier Falconer lineage; below this is mounted a later bookplate of Joseph M. Gleason. Snugly bound in bright clean vellum with just mild shelf rub to extremities. Almost imperceptible to t... View more info