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Lot nr:898
Book nr:20914
Author:LOBEL, Matthias de
Title:Plantarum seu stirpium historia
Town:Antwerpen
Publisher:Christopher Plantin
Year:1576
Description:F (31 x 21 cm), 671 pp (i.e. 675), 24 pp (index). Errors in pagination. Title within woodcut-compartment, with the emblem of the author and 1471 botanical woodcuts. The index is titled 'In stirpium observationes et adversaria Matthiae de Lobel index copiosissimus', with text in 3 columns, in Latin and French. Some foxing. Bound in contemp. vellum on wooden boards, speckled, with blindstamped ornament, rebacked
Note:Voet 1578 ; Nissen BBI 1218 ; BB, III, p. 1129 ; Wellcome 3828. Without the second part which was in fact the edition of the Stirpium adversaria nova of Lobelius and P. Pena printed by Thomas Purfoot in London, 1572, of which Plantin took 800 copies
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