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Auction: Auction 05.06.1997
was auctioned on: 5 June 1997
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HERBALS]. TABERNAMONTANUS, JAKOB THEODOR. Neuw vollkommentlich Kreuterbuch [ed. Caspar Bauhin]. Frankfurt am Main: Nicholas Hoffman, 1613. 2 vols. in one, folio, 370 x 235 mm., contemporary German blindstamped pigskin, edges stained blue, worn, lacks...

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Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000
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HERBALS]. TABERNAMONTANUS, JAKOB THEODOR. Neuw vollkommentlich Kreuterbuch [ed. Caspar Bauhin]. Frankfurt am Main: Nicholas Hoffman, 1613. 2 vols. in one, folio, 370 x 235 mm., contemporary German blindstamped pigskin, edges stained blue, worn, lacks one clasp, scattered browning and light marginal foxing. FIRST EDITIONS, edited and revised by Bauhin and the basis for later editions. Woodcut titlepage borders, numerous column-width woodcuts in the text. Nissen 1931. KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- CARRICHTER, BARTHOLOMAEUS. Horn des Heyls menslicher bloedigkeit. Oder Kreutterbuch. Strassburg: Christian Mueller, 1576. Folio, 318 x 200 mm, contemporary roll-tolled pigskin over boards, rubbed, lacks one clasp, titleleaf on a guard, occasional mostly light dampstains. FIRST EDITION. 58 botanical woodcuts. Hunt 123 ("an example of that astrological medical thinking which practical scientists had battled against for hundreds of years"); Nissen 332. Bound with two non-botanical (historical) works. KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- LONITZER, ADAM. Kreuterbuch, Augsburg: Matthias Wagner for Johann Weh, 1678. Folio, 315 x 197mm., contemporary blindstamped pigskin boards, worn and scuffed, browned, occasional stains . KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- PLINIUS SECUNDUS, CAIUS. Historiae mundi [ed. Sigismund Gelen]. Basel: Froben, 1539. Folio, 363 x 245 mm., seventeenth-century speckled calf, gilt spine, edges speckled red, front joint cracked, title creased and spotted, minor dampstains at end , otherwise a good copy. First Gelen edition. 17th-century marginal notes ( partially shaved by binder , Adams P1566; Durling 3690. Ed. Beroust, 1694, inscription; KKM/HSNY, bookplate -- DIOSCORIDES, PEDACIUS. De la materia medicinal. Salamanca: Mattheo Gast 1570. Folio, 287 x 197 mm. early limp vellum, string thongs and catches, worming to lower portion of first 25 leaves, browned, woodcut coat of arms on title, woodcut medallion portrait of Andres de Laguna (physician to Pope Julius III, translator of the work), numerous woodcuts, reprint of the 1555 Spanish translation. Durling 1166; Palau 74023; Pritzel 2313 -- SCALIGER, JULIUS CAESAR In Libros de plantis aristoteli inscriptos, Geneva: Jean Crispin, 1566. Folio, 314 x 202 mm. modern calf panelled in Cambridge style, very slight worming to some gutter margins. Adams _____; Durling _____. C.E. Stewart, 1836 inscription on title; KKM/HSNY, bookplate. Together 6 vols. (6)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 05.06.1997
Date of the auction: 5 Jun 1997
Address: Christie's
New York, East