Auction 349 Old & Rare Books - Natural History - Science - Medicine

FRANCQ v. BERKHEY, J. le. Natuurlyke historie van het rundvee in Holland. Leyden, P.H. Trap, 1805-11. 6 vols. W. engr. portr. of the author, 68 fold. engr. plates (1 large fold. in colours) and 4 fold. tables. Cont. h. goatskin w. raised bands & black labels, uncut. (Spines a bit rubbed in places, slightly browned/foxed in a few places, else a very good set).

Continuation of the previous work, being the volumes IV-2, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX of the 'Natuurlijke historie van Holland'. On breeding and keeping cattle, farming techniques, the architecture of the farm house, on the production of cheese and butter, etc. Copy with the often lacking engraving of a pedigree table ("geslacht-rekening") of cattle, entirely coloured by hand.

€ 700

result € 550

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