Florence: Appresso i Giunti, 1569. First Edition. Hardcover. Old half vellum and marbled paper covered boards (c. 1800). Very good. 89 pages. blank,  (last leaf blank except for printer's ornament on verso), 89, . Woodcut printer's device on title page, large woodcut historiated initials. Important early discourse on the cultivation and preparation of olives with the discussion of the natural history, the olive's role in food and rural economy, the various regional varieties such as grown in Italy, Greece and Algeria, and the culture of the harvest. Also included are methods of preserving and preparation for consumption of both the flesh and the oil of the fruit. Crisp, clean copy. All edges red. (Inventory #: 1054)
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