Sale 2468 - Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, March 8, 2018

272 c (WINE.) Redi,Francesco. Bacco inToscano.Ditirambo . . . Con le Annotazioni. Title in red and black with engraved emblem of the Accademia della Crusca. [8], 264 pages, including half-title; without the portrait, lacking in most copies. 4to, 260x190 mm, later 18th-century tree calf gilt with Greek-key border on covers and floral decoration on spine, surface imperfection toward bottom of spine; dampstaining in lower outer corners through most of volume; untrimmed. Early 19th-century inscriptions on front endpaper and half-title. Florence: Piero Matini, 1685 [400/600] first edition . “One of the most famous panegyrics on wine ever written . . . The notes are full of learned information on wines of all kinds, and on other drinks such as chocolate, tea, and coffee, which latter Redi particularly hated”—Simon, Bibliotheca Gastronomica 1268. Prandi 1685. 273 c (WINE.) Soderini, Giovanni Vittorio; et al. Trattato della Coltivazione delle Viti, e del frutto che se ne può cavare . . . e la Coltivazione Toscana delle Viti, e d’alcuni Arbori . . . Aggiuntavi la difesa del Popone. [8], 128, [8]; 45, [3]; [8], 19, [1] pages. 4to, 198x133 mm, old limp vellum with spine title in ink, lacking ties; contents foxed, insignificant worming in blank margins at beginning and end. Florence: Filippo Giunta, 1600 [800/1,200] first edition . Simon, Bibliotheca Gastronomica 1398. 272 273 END OF SALE