New York, East
12 - 13 November 1996
SALMON, WILLIAM. Botanologia: The English Herbal. London: I. Dawks for H. Rhodes and J. Taylor, 1710. Title printed in red and black; engraved frontispiece by van der Gucht after E. Knight and numerous woodcut illustrations of plants in text. Folio, contemporary panelled calf, joints cracked; some leaves browned, small burn hole on 3Z2 affecting a few letters, but overall a clean copy. FIRST EDITION, with 6 pp. Index Morborum. Blake, p. 398; Nissen BBI (Supplement) 1720n; Henrey 1308.
Salmon (1644-1712) published various works on medicine, astrology, and other subjects. As stated in the Introduction, "Tis a Work highly of Use for Physicians, Chyrurgians, and Apothecaries, and for their Sakes, and the Publick Good it was principally Designed and Intended."
Evelyn J. Shirley, Eatington Park, Warwickshire, bookplate.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The designer and decorator shows us around his Santa Monica HQ, and enthuses over the forthcoming Rooms as Portraits auctions in London and New York
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘