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    Sale 2468 | Lot 2
    Price Realized: $3,250With Buyer's Premium
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      (AGRICULTURE.) Duhamel Du Monceau, Henri-Louis. Tratado del Cultivo de las Tierras, según los Principios de Mons. Tull, Inglés. 10 folding engraved plates. [4], 276 pages. 4to, 193x145 mm, contemporary limp vellum, lacking ties; scattered minor marginal foxing and stains, blank upper outer corner off title, small hole in blank outer margin of 2G2.3. Madrid: José de Orga, 1751

      Estimate $500 - 750

      first edition in spanish of the first volume of Duhamel du Monceau's Traité de la Culture des Terres, an exposition of the agricultural writings of Jethro Tull. Included as an appendix is the Spanish version of an excerpt from the 12th-century Kitab al-Filaha, the most important medieval Arabic work on agriculture, by the Andalusian Abu Zakariya ibn al-Awwam. DSB IV, 224; Palau 76614; Sarton II, 424; Simón Palmer 797.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,250