24 June 2009
PISO, Willem, Georg MARCGRAF and Jacob BONTIUS (1592-1631). De Indiae utriusque re naturali et medica libri quattuordecim. Amsterdam: Elzevir, 1658.
2o (354 x 220 mm). Engraved title and 650 woodcut illustrations in text. (Engraved title with 3-in. tear mended, some light browning and scattered light spotting). Modern morocco, spine gilt.
Second enlarged edition with further chapters by Jacob Bontius added to the first edition titled Historia naturalis Brasiliae (see previous lot). Hunt 280; Nissen BBI 1533 and IVB 589.
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