London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
DIOSCORIDES, Pedacius. De materia medica libri vi Marcello Vergilio interprete ..., Venice: B. Stagnino, 1538 . 16° (105 x 72mm). Woodcut device on title, repeated on sub-title A1r (very slight damage to upper margins of I8 and K1&2 as a result of an inkstain, a few light spots and stains). 19th-century orange half roan. An uncommon pocket edition of this classical work on medicine and pharmacy with a large section, in book five, on wine. Wellcome 1796; Durling 1147; not in Adams.
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