24 June 2009
NYLANDT, Petrus (fl. ca. 1670-1690). De nederlandtsche Herbarius of Kruydt-boeck. Amsterdam: Michael de Groot, 1682.
4o (198 x 155 mm). Double column. Large engraved title vignette, many column-width woodcuts in text (minor browing at beginning). Contemporary vellum (slight bowing). Provenance: JHB Does (signature, dated 1724); W.G. de Wallhorn (signature); Alberti G. Nicholls (bookplate).
Third Edition (first 1670) of this popular Dutch herbal. The beautiful engraving on the title depicts scholars studying plants, seated at a desk in an arcade in front of a garden with books next to them. Hunt 464.
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