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Cours complet d'agriculture ou Nouveau dictionnaire - Vivien, L. (sous la rédac - 1842. [3232404]
Paris, Pourrat Frères, 1842. 19 vols. bound in 9 vols. Large 8vo (22x15 cm). Contemporary half leather, spines blindstamped and gilt, small leather cornerpieces, covers with marbled paper (a few small imperfections to 4 hinges and a few corners). With 341 of 346 plates: cupper-engravings depicting horticulture, viticulture, apiculture, constructions, mills (1 folding plate), handmills for oil, grapes, beets, etc, rustic buldings, farm machinery, tools, implements, gardens, etc. The 5 missing plates: 1) 'cheval', `2-3) 'chèvres', 4)'chien de berger' and 5) 'porc'. The whole carefully collated: composition of the set: I-II: (iv),(ii),404;388 pp.; III-IV-V: (iv),396;404;398 pp.; VI-VII: (iv)378,400 pp.; VIII-IX: (iv),408;398 pp.; X-XI: (iv),404;400 pp.; XII-XIII: (iv),402;400 pp.; XIV-XV: (iv),404;454 pp.; XVI-XVII: (iv),392;270 pp. (XVIII-XIX): Tableau historique de l'agriculture (iv),ix, (i: blank)pp. and p. 11-300. Classement et explication des planches. Nouvelle édition revue et suivie d'une Table analytique par ordre des matières (ii), 206 pp. - Brown spots, partly seriously spotted, caused by the quality of the paper, and a few stains, only 5 engravings (of the 346 engravings) missing but on the whole a good set.
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