Rouen: Romain de Beauvais, 1602.
Derniere. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Very Good Condition. Item #CAT000073
Rebound in full polished calf, title soiled with old ink notations and two small holes, light dampstain to first few pages. Scattered light foxing and slight staining, marginal notes and underlinings scattered throughout in an early hand. (xii), 394, (xiii) leaves, 46pp, 11 leaves, in text illustrations throughout including may of distilling equipment and 19 full page garden designs, front and rear blanks are present. Vicaire 345 (mentioning a variety of editions), Oberle 607 (the 1622 ed. of the derniere).
A well but carefully used copy of Estienne's much reprinted book on estate management including distilling, hunting, falconry, the raising of fowl (including Estienne's famously bad review of the first turkeys imported to France) bread making, patissierie, etc. along with Clamorgan's treatise on wolf hunting and a brief work on surveying. Size: 4to (quarto). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Farming & Rural Life. Inventory No: CAT000073.