24 June 2009
ANSLIJN, Nicholas (1777-1838). Afbeelding der Artsenij-Gewassen, welke in de Nederlandsche apotheek als zodanig vermeld zijn. Naar de beste Uitlandsche Afbeeldingen gettekend en op Steen gebragt. Leyden: Mortier en Zoon, 1832-1838.
4 parts in 2, 2o (333 x 240 mm). 265 hand-colored lithographed plates (plate 156-161 bound out of order). Contemporary half cloth, paper spine labels (worn).
FIRST EDITION of this rare work on medical botany in which the herbs and plants used in the Dutch pharmacy are described. The fine plates, after drawings by Anslijn, are numbered 1-266, but plate 232 was never published. Nissen BBI 39; Pritzel 193. (2)
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