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Gardens.- Cause (Hendrik) De Koninglycke Hovenier Aanwyzende de Middelen om Boomen, Bloemen en Kruyden te Zaayen, planten, aen queeken en voort teelen, engraved pictorial title, 15 fine engraved plates of fruit & flowers by Hause and 16 plates of 32 plans of flowerbeds and parterres, [1676] bound with Commelyn (Jan) Nederlantze Hesperides, Dat is, Oeffening en Gebruik van de Limoen- en Oranje-Boomen..., engraved additional pictorial title and 20 fine engraved plates of fruit by C.Kick and 6 of orangeries by De Vree, with final privilege/errata/binder's leaf, 1676, together 2 works in 1 vol., first editions, occasional light soiling, corners slightly worn at beginning and end, contemporary vellum, rubbed and soiled, corners worn, [Hunt 344 & 345; Nissen 339 & 390 (calling for 27 plates in the 2nd work).folio, Amsterdam, Marcus Doornick

⁂ Two important horticultural works of the Dutch Golden Age, bound together as usual. The fine plates reflect the interest in growing citrus fruit in Europe at the time. Commelin was director of the Amsterdam botanical gardens and a professor of medicine.

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Gardens.- Cause (Hendrik) De Koninglycke Hovenier

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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