Call Number: PSPA S 515 S36 1560
Author: Francesco Sansovino
Title: Della Agricoltura
Date: Venice, 1560
Description: Two pages from Francesco Sansovino’s Della Agricoltura Libri Cinque (Venice: Appresso F. Sansovino, et compagni, 1560). The woodcuts are of falaride (panic grass), fumoterre (fumitory), finocchio (fennel), and funghi (mushrooms), and are accompanied by brief descriptions of their medicinal properties. An early reader has annotated the description of fumitory. (click on image for detailed view).