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Agricultural implements above a farmer tilling the field with a plough drawn by oxen. Woodcut after C. Gessner.
- Gessner, Conrad, 1516-1565.
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Tiguri [Zürich] : C. Froschoverus [C. Froschauer], 1551/1554.
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Varia instrumenta rei rusticae, sicut excusa sunt cum Graecis in Hesiodi libros interpretationibus
On the same sheet as no. 40961i in this catalogue
Wellcome Library no. 40962i
The instruments bear legends in Greek
The lettering in Latin states that the tools are those identified in commentaries on Hesiod, i.e. Hesiod's Greek poem Works and days