German, p. 222; NLM/Durling 1022; Waller 11484. Numerous marginalia in a slightly later hand (cropped) -- CORDUS, VALERIUS. Pharmacorum conficiendorum ratio. Vulgò uocant Dispensatorium. Nuremberg: J. Daubmann, 1551. 8vo, 147 x 90 mm., later 16th-century green vellum, traces of ties, occasional small marginal dampstains. Fourth(?) edition, woodcut printer's device on recto of penultimate leaf, last leaf blank. Eleven-page contemporary manuscript index at end of simples (medicinal plants and minerals) listed in the text -- [Another edition:] Dispensatorium, sive Pharmacorum conficiendorum... Leiden: Officina Plantiniana, 1599. 16mo, 135 x 77 mm., contemporary blind-stamped pigskin. Printer's device on title. Adams C-2630. Oval ex-libris stamp, covered with pasted down slip -- [Another edition:] Dispensatorium, cum Petri Coudebergi & Matthiae Lobelli Scholiis... item Rondeleti de Theriaca Tractatu. Leiden: Johannes Maire, 1618. 16mo, 130 x 76 mm., later 17th-century vellum, covers panelled in blind, gilt arms of Maximilian, Bishop of Lambach Abbey stamped on upper cover, original green ties, light mostly marginal dampstaining at front. Printer's woodcut device on title. Together 4 vols., all with bookplates of Kenneth K. Mackenzie; Horticultural Society of New York. First published in 1546, Valerius Cordus's Dispensatorium was the first official pharmacopium. "In addition to describing approximately 225 medicinal plants and mienrals, Cordus also refers, with careful commentary, to the origin and adulteration of drugs" (DSB). Over 35 editions appeared throughout Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. With the exception of the Plantin 1599 edition, these three rare editions do not appear in Adams, BMC, NLM/Durling, Wellcome, Waller, etc. (4) " /> CORDUS, EURICIUS. Botanologicon. Cologne: Johann Gymnicus, 1534. <I>8vo, 140 x 98 mm., modern boards, dampstaining</I>. FIRST EDITION, woodcut printer's device on title. "The first attempt at a scientific classification of plants" (DSB). Adams C-2624; BM/STC <I>German</I>, p. 222; NLM/Durling 1022; Waller 11484. Numerous marginalia in a slightly later hand (cropped) -- CORDUS, VALERIUS. Pharmacorum conficiendorum ratio. Vulgò uocant Dispensatorium. Nuremberg: J. Daubmann, 1551. <I>8vo, 147 x 90 mm., later 16th-century green vellum, traces of ties, occasional small marginal dampstains</I>. Fourth(?) edition, woodcut printer's device on recto of penultimate leaf, last leaf blank. Eleven-page contemporary manuscript index at end of simples (medicinal plants and minerals) listed in the text -- [<I>Another edition</I>:] Dispensatorium, sive Pharmacorum conficiendorum... Leiden: Officina Plantiniana, 1599. <I>16mo, 135 x 77 mm., contemporary blind-stamped pigskin</I>. Printer's device on title. Adams C-2630. Oval ex-libris stamp, covered with pasted down slip -- [<I>Another edition</I>:] Dispensatorium, cum Petri Coudebergi & Matthiae Lobelli Scholiis... item Rondeleti de Theriaca Tractatu. Leiden: Johannes Maire, 1618. <I>16mo, 130 x 76 mm., later 17th-century vellum, covers panelled in blind, gilt arms of Maximilian, Bishop of Lambach Abbey stamped on upper cover, original green ties, light mostly marginal dampstaining at front</I>. Printer's woodcut device on title. <I>Together 4 vols.</I>, all with bookplates of Kenneth K. Mackenzie; Horticultural Society of New York. First published in 1546, Valerius Cordus's <I>Dispensatorium</I> was the first official pharmacopium. "In addition to describing approximately 225 medicinal plants and mienrals, Cordus also refers, with careful commentary, to the origin and adulteration of drugs" (DSB). Over 35 editions appeared throughout Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. With the exception of the Plantin 1599 edition, these three rare editions do not appear in Adams, BMC, NLM/Durling, Wellcome, Waller, etc. (4) | Christie's