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Bondestolpe. [Inventions for farmers].

WULFSCHMIDT Jakob Pontus Von (1783.)

£3500.00 

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Folio (338 x 215mm.)  [20]p., and  20 full-page hand-coloured woodcut illustrations with ms captions and lettering, original printed pictorial wrappers (each with illustration on verso/recto) 20th century quarter-vellum, some paper repairs. Gävle: Ernst Peter Sundquist, 

Between 1771 and 1783 Von Wulfschmidt produced eight different editions of this work, although only three of which used moveable type as here. The book describes various kinds of tools and gear for farming, cattle-raising, hunting and fishing, and contain explanatory illustrations.

 

Stock Code: 201734