HOHBERG (WOLFGANG HELMHARD VON) Georgica curiosa: aucta, das ist: Umständlicher Bericht und klarer U
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HOHBERG (WOLFGANG HELMHARD von) Georgica curiosa: aucta, das ist: umständlicher Bericht und klarer Unterricht von dem adelichen Land- und Feldleben, 3 vol.
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HOHBERG (WOLFGANG HELMHARD von)
Georgica curiosa: aucta, das ist: umständlicher Bericht und klarer Unterricht von dem adelichen Land- und Feldleben, 3 vol., titles in red and black, 3 additional engraved titles, volumes 1-2 with 10 engraved plates and numerous half-page vignettes, volume 3 with 2 engraved plates and 2 full-page engravings of place-settings in the section titled 'Koch-buch' at end (one trimed), small library stamp on titles, eighteenth century vellum, some staining, folio, Nuremberg, Martin Endter, 1701-1715

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  • A rare three-volume edition of Hohberg's major work on agriculture, considered a fore-runner of the specialized agricultural encyclopedias of the eighteenth century, and which also covers fruit-growing, gardening, viticulture, manufacture of glass and soap, mining, food, spices, cattle breeding, horses, forestry, human and veterinary medicine, hunting, fishing and beekeeping. The particularly rare third volume ends with a cookery section titled Bewahrtes wohleingerichtetes Koch-buch.
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