24 June 2009
TABERNAEMONTANUS, Jakob Theodorus. Neuw vollkommentlich Kreuterbuch. Edited by Caspar Bauhin. Frankfurt: Nicholas Hoffman, 1613.
2 volumes in one, 2o ( 373 x 240 mm). Title with historiated woodcut border, first title printed in red and black, numerous column-width woodcuts in the text. (First title laid down, with a few holes affecting text and some staining, some staining and dampstaining at beginning). Contemporary vellum, tiny gilt coat-of-arms stamp at foot of spine (some staining to sides).
FIRST EDITION, edited and revised by Bauhin and the basis for later editions. Nissen BBI 1931.
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