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Botany. MATTIOLI. Commentaires sur les six livres de Pedacius Dioscoride.

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Botany. MATTIOLI. Commentaires sur les six livres de Pedacius Dioscoride.
 
MATTIOLI, Pietro Andrea. Commentaires sur les six livres de Pedacius Dioscoride.
Lyon, Guillaume Rouille, 1579 

Folio, mm. 380x230; Contemporary binding contemporary full leather, spine and covers adorned in gold to the small tools; p. [136], 852, [32], one blank. Illustrated title page, title within the frame of allegorical figures and characters, author's portrait on verso, many images of plants and animals in the text, all imprinted in woodcut. Title-page, portrait, Initials and most of the illustrations in beautiful contemporary coloring. On the first inside cover, ancient handwritten note which reads "Du Chesne" and under the motto "Virescit vulnere virtus". Some page with loss due to the creasing of the coloring. Specimen with wide margins.
tue 1 December 2020
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