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Herbal.- Dodoens (Rembert) Stirpium historiae pemptades sex, fine engraved architectural title with figures of Theophrastus and Dioscorides, over 1,300 woodcut within text, penultimate f. with large woodcut printer's device on verso, final f. blank, some spotting, occasional staining, lightly browned, contemporary ornately blind-stamped panelled pigskin over wooden boards, covers with central portraits, lacking clasps, lightly soiled, [Hunt 201; Nissen BBI 517], folio, Antwerp, Plantin-Moretus, 1616.

⁂ The second and most definitive edition of Dodoens' 'last and most comprehensive botanical work' (Hunt).

Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date 1917.

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Herbal.- Dodoens (Rembert) Stirpium historiae pemptades

Estimate £1,000 - £1,500
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing