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5 June 1997
BECHER, JOHANN JOACHIM. Parnassus medicinalis illustratus... Thier-Kräuter- und Berg Buch Sampt der Salernischen Schul... Ulm: Johann Gürlins, 1662-63. 4 parts in one vol., folio, 316 x 193 mm., contemporary speckled calf, upper cover with large oval gilt stamped arms of Maximilian, Bishop of Lambach Abbey (faded), spine ends repaired; some leaves browned; small ink stamp on title. FIRST EDITION, additional engraved title and 3 engraved plates and numerous woodcut illustrations in text. Nissen BBI 113; Pritzel 536.
Provenance: Maximilian, Bishop of Lambach, arms gilt stamped on cover -- Kenneth K. Mackenzie, Horticultural Society of New York, bookplate.
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