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Hortorum Libri IV, et Cultura Hortensis. Hortorum Historiam addidit Gabriel Brotier by  RenatI (René RAPIN) RAPINI - 1780. - from Sylco bvba livres anciens - antiquarian books (SKU: 1773)

Hortorum Libri IV, et Cultura Hortensis. Hortorum Historiam addidit Gabriel Brotier

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Hortorum Libri IV, et Cultura Hortensis. Hortorum Historiam addidit Gabriel Brotier

by RAPINI, RenatI (René RAPIN)

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Paris,: J. Barbou,, 1780.. [iv, blank], [iv, half-title & title], xxxi, 319, [i, publisher's catalogue], [ii, blank] pp. Small 8vo (9,5 x 16 cm.). A charming contemporary binding: full marbled calf, remnants of gilt rullers on sides, spine in compartments gilt decorated, red morocco title-label, gilt dotted ruller at the outer and inner edges of the sides, gilt edges. With a fine frontispiece engraved by B.J. Prévost, Bardou's printer's mark op title, several fine engraved headings and footers Very finely printed by Bardou, one of the limited issues of his series "Collections d'Auteurs Latin" printed on "Papier Bleuté". A famous neo-Latin poem in the style of Virgil's "Georgica". First published at Paris in 1665, and followed by many later edition and translations. The present edition is concluded by Brotier's (1732-1789) remarks on Rapin's poem and a history of the classical garden.

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1773
Title
Hortorum Libri IV, et Cultura Hortensis. Hortorum Historiam addidit Gabriel Brotier
Author
RAPINI, RenatI (René RAPIN)
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J. Barbou,
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Paris,
Date Published
1780.
Keywords
botany horti horticulture neo-latinism poetry classical antiquity fine printing elzeviriana bardou virgil georgica bardou
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Fine and rare books in the fields of science, medicine, technology and the applied arts. Old fashioned printed catalogues and lists available on request.A note on binding conservation. All our ancient leather bindings are carefully cleaned with Brecknell's leather soap, and when needed, treated with hydroxypropylcellulose (in the case of dry leather). Finally we protect the leather with \"Cire 213\", the ultimate binding conservation wax developed by the BNF (Bibliothque nationale de France).

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