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PLINIUS, SECUNDUS GAIUS. Naturalis historiae libri XXXVII e castigationibus hermolai barbari ac dodicis in alemania impressi quam emendatissime editi, addito indice... Venice: Melchior Sessa & Pietro Serena, 1525. Folio, 300 x 207 mm., later half vellum, joint cracked, corners worn; some marginal dampstaining and damage at end (with approximately 35 leaves with marginal repairs, slightly affecting some shoulder notes), lacks final leaf (blank), some marginal soiling. Title in red and blank within by a fine historiated woodcut border, 52 woodcuts in text, and numerous woodcut initials throughout. Adams P-1559; Choulant, p. 191; Essling 6.

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PLINIUS, SECUNDUS GAIUS. Naturalis historiae libri XXXVII e castigationibus hermolai barbari ac dodicis in alemania impressi quam emendatissime editi, addito indice... Venice: Melchior Sessa & Pietro Serena, 1525. Folio, 300 x 207 mm., later half vellum, joint cracked, corners worn; some marginal dampstaining and damage at end (with approximately 35 leaves with marginal repairs, slightly affecting some shoulder notes), lacks final leaf (blank), some marginal soiling. Title in red and blank within by a fine historiated woodcut border, 52 woodcuts in text, and numerous woodcut initials throughout. Adams P-1559; Choulant, p. 191; Essling 6.

Provenance: Kenneth K. Mackenzie; Horticultural Society of New York, bookplate.
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