24 June 2009
TABERNAEMONTANUS, Jacob Theodorus. New vollkommenlich Kräuter Buch... mit vielen schönen newen Figuren... Basel: printed by Jacob Werenfels for Johann Königs, 1664.
3 parts in one, 2o (376 x 242 mm). Engraved additional title, 2 printed titles, numerous column-width woodcuts in text, hand-colored in first and second parts. (Some light browning and staining, engraved title reinforced along gutter margin.) Contemporary pigskin over wooden boards, (rebound, contemporary sides laid down, clasps renewed).
First enlarged edition, including several hundred new woodcut illustrations and the first to be edited by Caspar and Jean Bauhin. Nissen BBI 1931.
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