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5 June 1997
LAUREMBERG, PETER. Apparatus plantarius primus... I.de plantis bulbosis. II. de plantis tuberosis. Frankfurt: Merian, [?1632]; Horticultura libris II. Frankfurt: Merian, [?1631], 2 works in one, 4to, 195 x 154mm., old boards, worn, stitching weak, contents browned, occasional small tears, title of first work repaired. FIRST EDITIONS. Engraved title surrounds, first work with 36 engraved illustrations, most full-page, second work with 6 full-page illustrations and 23 plates at the back. Nissen BBI 1146-1147; Hunt 219 & 221.
Provenance: 'Duplum... reg. Monaren', indistinct early inscription on first title -- C.F.P.Martii, booklabel -- Kenneth K. Mackenzie; Horticultural Society of New York, bookplate.
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