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    Sale 2170

    Important Botanical Books

    24 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 89

    [Gart der Hesundheit. Herbarius zu teütsche und von allerhand kreüter.] Augsburg: Johannes Otmas for Johann Reynmann, 3 February, 1508.

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    [Gart der Hesundheit. Herbarius zu teütsche und von allerhand kreüter.] Augsburg: Johannes Otmas for Johann Reynmann, 3 February, 1508.

    2o (264 x 182 mm). Gothic type, double column. Numerous woodcut in text, ALL COLORED IN A CONTEMPORARY HAND. (Lacks title and final blank, a few leaves torn and repaired, v1 and x8 with small portion repaired affecting text.) 18th-century calf, sides stamped with gilt supralibros (light chipping to spineends and corners); slipcase. Provenance: Johannes Georg Baron von Pichelstorff und Altenburg (supralibros stamped on binding).

    Later edition, using the same woodcuts and type to illustrate the Schönsperger editions, of the Gart der Gesundheit. Klebs 34.


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