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CATO (Marcus Porcius) and others.. Methodus Rustica Catonis atq. Varronis. Praeceptis aphoristicis per Locos communes digestis a Theodoro Zwingero typice delineata & illustrata.1576

Basilæ, Petri Pernæ opera atque impensa. Cum Privilegio, Revised Edition, printer's woodcut device on title, text clean and bright throughout, [22], 494, [22] pp., contemporary vellum with yapp fore-edges, a very nice copy. Cato's treatise on agriculture (De Agricultura or De Re Rustica) is the only work by him that has been preserved. It contains a miscellaneous collection of rules of good husbandry, conveying much curious information on the domestic habits of the Romans of his age. This book of lessons on plant and animal husbandry is edited by the Swiss Physician, Theodor Zwinger (1533-1588). Adams, C1126

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