Amsterdam: Henri Desbordes, 1701.
Second Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #CAT000084
Contemporary full leather, worn at the edges, hinges cracked, spine a little dry, but binding sound and still attractive. Moderate foxing early on then scattered with a few small creases and minor stains. Quite clean internally. Armorial bookplate of Thomas Isted of the Middle Temple to rear of title. 2 volumes bound in 1, part 2 with a separate title. (xvi), 342, (10), (viii), 320, (12). In text illustration throughout, many of tree trimming. Cagle 286 (later ed.), Notaker 636 (1st ed of 1700), Vicaire 520, Oberle BB 83.
A great deal of information on agricultural management (e.g. fruit tree management, bee keeping), but also wine, cider, perry, cormé (a cider made from service berries), and sizable sections of recipes for meats, vegetables, preserves and pastry. Size: 4to (quarto). 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Farming & Rural Life. Inventory No: CAT000084.