1099. [Botany - Medicine]
2 parts in 1 vol., 4to: 37 (incl. engr. title, engr. front.)-[1-engr. coat of arms, engr. portrait] -38/62--690, -59 pp.; 4 pl.
Contemp. blind boards, flat spine (min. wear to head).
Rare second, expanded and improved ed. (1st 1639) of Paulli's major work, complete with an addition published a year later. Simon Paulli (1603-1680), physician to the king of Denmark and professor of botany in Copenhagen, arranged the plants according to the seasons in the form of a floral almanac. In each season the plants are listed in alphabetical order. Paulli provided bibliographical information of vegetal medicines along with their uses and effects. Ill. engr.: 2 front., portrait, an ill. representing his gift to the Danish King and 4 pl. of which one depicts plants with 14 figures. Title in red and black.
Ref. Pritzel 6992. - VD17 1:061457P.
Prov. Josef Bonaventura Holzinger (pictorial bookpl.). - Horticultural Society of New York (mod. bookpl. + libr. blind stamp).
Hammer price: € 650
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