Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments
Gallo, Agostino (1499-1570) Le Tredici Giornate della Vera Agricoltura & de Piaceri della Villa, Venice: Nicolo Bevilacqua, 1566, octavo, dedication dated 1566, woodcut initials and head-pieces throughout, illustrated with eighteen full-page woodcuts of farming tools and equipment, wood-cutting tools and techniques, winemaking vessels, woodworking tools, and other related articles; bound in full contemporary blind-stamped German tanned calfskin, rebacked (front board nearly detached),housed in a custom-made box, 18th century engraved bookplate pasted inside front board, 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.
Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz.
*8, **6, A-B4, C-Z8, Aa8, Bb4. Spine split at front cover.
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