Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 339

 
Hieronymus Brunschwig - Distillierbuch. 1597


 
339
Hieronymus Brunschwig
Distillierbuch. 1597
Estimate:
€ 800 / $ 928
Sold:
€ 1,500 / $ 1.739

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
[Brunschwig, H., New Volkom(m)en Distillierbuch Wolgegründeter kuenstlicher Distillation, sampt underweisung und bericht .... corrigiert ... gemehret ... und ... gebessert]. With ca. 280 woodcuts and 1 woodcut printer's device at the end. Frankfurt, Chr. Egenolff Erben 1597. Contemp. pigskin with blindstamped ornamental cover vignette. Folio. 5 (of 6) ll., 217 (recte 216) numb. ll.
Benzing, Brunschwig 37 (in: Philobiblon year. XII, pp. 113ff.). - Nissen 270 notes. - Index Aurel. 126.010. - VD 16, B 8704. - BM STC, German Books p. 149. - Not in Adams. - Later edition of the famous herbal and book on distillation, with fine woodcuts showing plants and distillation kilns, glass and metal flaks etc. - The lacking title copper replaced by a copy. - Somewhat foxed and stained in places, 2 ll. with corner tear-off (1 mended), 4 ll. with marginal tear (2 rebacked), 1 l. remargined, final leaf entirely rebacked, last 12 ll. with small ink stains in the fore edge, preface and last l. with erased stamp. Edges of binding and joints restored.

339
Hieronymus Brunschwig
Distillierbuch. 1597
Estimate:
€ 800 / $ 928
Sold:
€ 1,500 / $ 1.739

(incl. 20% surcharge)