1749 Liger Rustic House Bees Beekeeping Hunting Wine Cuisine Maison Rustique 2v

LIGER, Louis

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Louis Liger was a prominent 17th-century French writer known for his works on flora and fauna. He is chiefly remembered for his major work ‘Nouvelle Maison Rustique,’ or ‘The New Rustic House.’ Originally titled ‘General Economics of Country Goods,’ this work went through dozens of editions and reissues following its initial release in 1700. This work covers all aspects of rural life in an encyclopedic form including hunting, gardening, fishing, falconry, wine and beer making, cooking, and bee keeping.

 

This two-volume sixth edition is filled with 34 fascinating full-page and folding plates as well as 30 in-text woodcut engravings. The 5th-10th editions of ‘Maison Rustique’ were edited by Henri Besnier.

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1749 Liger Rustic House Bees Beekeeping Hunting Wine Cuisine Maison Rustique 2v

 

Louis Liger was a prominent 17th-century French writer known for his works on flora and fauna. He is chiefly remembered for his major work ‘Nouvelle Maison Rustique,’ or ‘The New Rustic House.’ Originally titled ‘General Economics of Country Goods,’ this work went through dozens of editions and reissues following its initial release in 1700. This work covers all aspects of rural life in an encyclopedic form including hunting, gardening, fishing, falconry, wine and beer making, cooking, and bee keeping.

 

This two-volume sixth edition is filled with 34 fascinating full-page and folding plates as well as 30 in-text woodcut engravings. The 5th-10th editions of ‘Maison Rustique’ were edited by Henri Besnier.

 

Item number: #5757

Price: $599

LIGER, Louis

La nouvelle maison rustique, ou, Économie generale de tous les biens de campagne : la maniere de les entretenir & de les multiplier

Paris : Chez Saugrain fils, 1749.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes

o   Vol. I – [12], 1004, [18]

  • 12 full-page engraved plates
  • 7 woodcut engravings

o   Vol. II – [8], 992, [24]

  • 22 full-page engraved plates
  • 23 woodcut engravings
  • References: Brunet, II, 1075; Vicar 521
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~10in X 8in (25.5cm x 20.5cm)

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5757

Categories

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Cooking & Cuisine

Other

Authors

LIGER, Louis

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete