New York, East
5 June 1997
DU PINET, ANTOINE. Historia plantarum...Simplicium medicamentorum facultates, secundum Locos & genera, ex Dioscoride, Lyons: Gabriel Cotier 1561. 16mo., 117 x 75mm. old diced russia, edges stained red, rebacked in calf, boards quite worn, verly light dampstains to upper corners of some 40 leaves, otherwise a clean copy. FIRST EDITION of DuPinet's condensed compilation from Matthioli and other authors, title within elaborate woodcut border, numerous small botanical woodcuts printed one to the page. Baudrier IV, p.72; Durling 1327; Hunt 85; Nissen 565; Pritzel 2539.
Provenance: Additions to last page of index in a sixteenth-century hand -- "WC, 1791," and "Chene" inscriptions on titlepage margins.
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