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Pinet (Antoine du) Historia Plantarum, collation: a-z8 A-R8 aa-qq8, first edition, title within woodcut architectural border, numerous woodcuts of plants within text, title little wormed at head, occasional staining, lightly browned, contemporary calf, gilt, sympathetically rebacked, rubbed, 16mo (120 x 70mm.), Lyons, Gabriel Cotier, 1561.

⁂ One of the first pocket herbals.
Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date 1918.
Literature: Hunt 85; Nissen 565; Pritzel 2539.

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Herbal.- Pinet (Antoine du) Historia Plantarum, first

Tue, Jul 10, 2018 1:00 PM 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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