New York, East
5 June 1997
CRESCENTIIS, PETRUS DE. De Agricultura vulgare. (Venice: [Agostino Bindoni], 9 July, 1519. 4to, 201 x 143 mm., 17th- or 18th-century vellum over pasteboards, lower blank margin of title-leaf restored, stain to gutter margin of first few leaves. Sixth edition in Italian, double column, Bindoni's woodcut Justice device on title, on verso the Alexander Grammaticus cut (a scholar lecturing to students), 36 small column-width woodcuts in the text, including 11 repeats, of animals and scenes of husbandry, hunting, fishing , etc., woodcut initials. Essling 845; Sander 2238. Kenneth K. Mackenzie; Horticultural Society of New York, bookplate.
A reprint of the 1511 edition; 29 of the woodcuts are printed from the same blocks, 6 are copies, and one was not used in the 1511 edition.
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