New York, East
5 June 1997
FUCHS, Leonhard. Primi de Stirpium Historia Commentariorum Tomi Vivae Imagines. Basel: Isingrin, 1549. 8vo, 165 x 99mm, early vellum, title lettered on spine, very light dampstain in several leaves, occasional stains. SECOND EDITION, and the fourth use of these woodcuts. Printer's device on title, 517 woodcut illustrations of plants, 3 with hand-colouring, 2 historiated woodcut initials.
Provenance: Benjamin Daydon Jackson, title inscription dated 1874 -- Kenneth K. Mackenzie; Horticultural Society of New York, bookplate and blindstamp.
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