Lot 50 of 252:
On the relationship of astrology and the planting of flowers  

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$400 - $700

Title:
Proteo Legato Descritto dal Conte Ottavio Brembato. Libri Quattro

Author:
Brembati, Ottavio

Place:
Bergamo

Publisher:
Marc Antonio Rossi

Date:
1649

Description:

[vi], 199, [9] pp. Errata leaf bound in at rear. Etched frontispiece. (4to) 22.5x17 cm. (9x6¾), period stiff paper covers, spine lettered by hand. First Edition.

Brembati (1602-1675) was an amateur naturalist who for pleasure studied botany and mineralogy. The present work explores the relationship between astrology and the planting of flowers. OCLC WorldCat locates only 2 copies of this edition, both in German libraries. Rare.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear and soiling to binding; light foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
237364
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