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Claus Nissen.

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Claus Nissen. Kräterbücher aus fünf Jahrhunderten Medizinhistorischer und bibliographischer Beitrag von Claus Nissen [...50 Originalblätter aus deutschen, französischen, niederländischen, englischen, italienischen und Schweizer Kräterbüchern. Mit historischer Einleitung und Bibliographie von Claus Nissen]. Munich, Zurich & Olten, 1956. 4° text (296 x 208mm.) and 2° mounts and title (480 x 345mm.) Text: frontispiece, 2 plates, diagrams. Plates: 51 window-mounted original examples of illustrated leaves from herbals (25 coloured). Text in original wrappers, plates unbound as issued, all within a single cloth box, paper title labels on upper cover and 'spine'. RARE. LIMITED EDITION OF 200 COPIES, THIS ONE OF 100 COPIES WITH GERMAN TEXT, COPY NUMBERED 8. A fascinating survey, illustrated with actual examples from copies of the works described and accompanied by exemplery bibliographical descriptions from Nissen.
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