A LEAF FROM THE 1583 REMBERT DODOENS HERBAL PRINTED BY CHRISTOPHER PLANTIN.

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Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: Book Club of California
Date Published:
Edition: Limited edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Like new
Book Id: 20801

Description

Folio (14 x 9.5 inches), white cloth with gilt spine title, title and portrait of Dodoens printed in olive green on front board; 288 pp., profusely illustrated with reproductions from old engravings, original leaf from the 1583 edition tipped-in.

Comments

Leaf (page 827/828) measures 13.75 x 8.5 inches and contains on recto descriptions of "Alnus" (alder) with engraved illustration and "Betula" (birch) with engraved illustration following on verso. Verso also contains description and engraving of "Acer Maior" (maple). Designed and printed by Grant Dahlstrom in an edition of 385 copies. Publisher's prospectus laid in.


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