Auction 458 / Lot n° 106

[GASTRONOMIA, CACCIA E AGRICOLTURA - LA COURT VAN DER NOORT, Pieter de] - Les Agrémens de la Campagne. Leiden and Amsterdam: Samuel Luchtmans e Meynard Uytwerf, 1750. First edition in French of a guide to managing a country estate dedicated to fruit cultivation, describing contemporary Dutch practices for growing a wide variety of fruits and nuts. The original edition in Dutch appeared in 1737. 4to (266 x 209mm). Frontispiece in red and black, engraved plan of the gardens in text and 15 engraved plates by Johannes van der Spyck, Francois van Bleyswick, Jan Wandelaar e da Jan Caspar Philips (occasional light browning and spotting). Modern half red calf, gilt spine, uncut (lightly rubbed).

Estimate 180 - 250€

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