Extremely rare edition from approximately 1570.
This version does not contain the first page nor the wolf hunt of Clamorgan but does mention the hunt
672 pages plus a 20 for the table of contents
A restoration of the cover and binding will be necessary.
It contains a warning to readers by F Anth Langvier
Estienne, Charles. The agriculture and rustic house of Mr. Charles Estienne Doctor of Medicine. Completed first, then augmented by Mr. Jean Liébaut Doctor of Medicine… Plus a brief collection of Deer… and Wolf hunts: And Falconry.
La Maison Rustique is first and foremost a treatise on agriculture, gardening and domestic medicine.
The collection incorporates distillation with several engravings
The collection is divided into 7 books. It deals mainly with the situation of the country house and its outbuildings, the flower gardens, the cultivation of the orchard and trees, meadows and land intended for the cultivation of grains. The book contains notions of baking. There are also many recipes for fruit preserves and jams.
"Agriculture in its various aspects was for Charles Estienne the subject of very remarkable work at the time in the state of the natural sciences. The first French publication was printed first in 1564, and several times before the 1570 edition, by Liébault, his son-in-law with many new increases. "
- Number of Books
- Incunabula & early printing
- Author/ Illustrator
- Charles Estienne & Jean Liebaut
- Book Title
- L'Agriculture et maison rustique
- Mixed / Multiple
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Number of pages
- 23×17 cm