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    Sale 2468 | Lot 3
    Price Realized: $6,760With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2468 Lot 3

      (AGRICULTURE.) Herrera, Gabriel Alonso de. Libro de agricultura. Title in red and black within composite woodcut historiated border. [4], 194 [i. e., 197] leaves; lacks last (blank?) leaf. Folio, 289x197 mm, 18th-century vellum boards with leather lettering piece, short crack at top of front joint; margins trimmed entering some sidenotes, marginal foxing, intermittent heavy browning, dark stain in upper inner corners of leaves 19-25 and 45-48, spattered ink on leaves 41-42. Stamp of Richard Heber (1773-1833) on front free endpaper. Toledo: Juan Ferrer (for Diego Ferrer, 20 July), 1551

      Estimate $1,000 - 2,000

      The principal 16th-century Spanish-language treatise on agriculture, first published in 1513, including a section on viticulture and wine production in Spain. Simón Palmer 145; this edition not in Palau.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $6,760