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BOCK, HIERONYMOUS. Kreüterbuch, darin underscheid Würckung und Namen der Kreüter so in Deutschen Landen wachsen. Strassburg: Wendel Rihel, 1 April-28 August 1546. 3 parts in one volume, folio, contemporary blindstamped pigskin over bevelled wooden boards, sides panelled with rolltools, two brass fore-edge catches without clasps, scuffed, small hole in leather on front cover, slight worming inside front board extending to blank margins of first few leaves, Quire Kk and LL1-2 supplied at an early date from another, colored, copy, lacking 14 final leaves (?of index), small hole in one leaf affecting a few letters, browned, light staining and dampstaining, a few clean tears. Blunt and Raphael, pp. 129-132; Hunt 66 (1560 Latin edition); FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Separate title page to part III, 477 woodcuts by David Kandel. Blunt and Raphael, pp. 129-132; Hunt 66 (1560 Latin edition); Nissen BBI 182; Stafleu & Cowan 575.

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BOCK, HIERONYMOUS. Kreüterbuch, darin underscheid Würckung und Namen der Kreüter so in Deutschen Landen wachsen. Strassburg: Wendel Rihel, 1 April-28 August 1546. 3 parts in one volume, folio, contemporary blindstamped pigskin over bevelled wooden boards, sides panelled with rolltools, two brass fore-edge catches without clasps, scuffed, small hole in leather on front cover, slight worming inside front board extending to blank margins of first few leaves, Quire Kk and LL1-2 supplied at an early date from another, colored, copy, lacking 14 final leaves (?of index), small hole in one leaf affecting a few letters, browned, light staining and dampstaining, a few clean tears. Blunt and Raphael, pp. 129-132; Hunt 66 (1560 Latin edition); FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Separate title page to part III, 477 woodcuts by David Kandel. Blunt and Raphael, pp. 129-132; Hunt 66 (1560 Latin edition); Nissen BBI 182; Stafleu & Cowan 575. Provenance: Plant names added in a contemporary hand, inscription dated 1554 deleted from rear pastedown -- unlocated Jesuit college, inscription dated 1649 (place-name deleted) on title -- inscription on title dated 1787 -- Kenneth K. MacKenzie; Horticultural Society of New York, bookplate.
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