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5 June 1997
BOCK, HIERONYMOUS. De stirpium commentariorum libri tres. - BENOIST TESSIER. De stirpium differentiis libellus. Translated from German by David Kyber. Strassburg: Wendel Rihel, 1552. One vol. in 2, 4to, 198 x 149mm, modern tan calf, red speckled edges, browned, stained, few tears, mostly neatly repaired, last few quires soiled, some shoulder notes and headlines slightly trimmed. FIRST LATIN EDITION, AND THE MOST FULLY ILLUSTRATED. Ornamental initials, printer's device at end, woodcut author portrait by David Kandel, 568 woodcuts of plants by Kandel, ALL COLORED BY A CONTEMPORARY HAND. Hunt 66; Nissen BBI 183; Stafleu & Cowan 576.
Provenance: Some plant names added in English in a contemporary English hand -- Robert de Belder.
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