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Herbal.- Dodoens (Rembert) Historia frumentorum, leguminum, palustrium, et aquatilium herbarum, aceorum, quae eo pertinent, historia, collation: A-R8 S4, title with woodcut printer's device, full-page woodcuts within text, a few partially coloured in an early hand, a few very small worm holes / trace to margins, some staining and spotting, contemporary limp vellum, lacking ties, short splits to spine ends, creased and soiled, 8vo (165 x 103mm.), Antwerp, Christopher Plantin, 1566.

⁂ Second, revised edition, with five additional woodcuts.
Provenance: 'P.L. Desuignes, anno 1637, mense feb: 14' (ink inscription to front free endpaper); 'ex libris Simon Panthol' (17th century ink inscription to title); J.B. Holzinger (bookplate).
Rothamsted acquisition date 1920.
Literature: Hunt 105; Nissen BBI 513; Pritzel 2346.

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Herbal.- Dodoens (Rembert) Historia frumentorum,

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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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