Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 358

 
Jacobus Theodorus Tabernaemontanus - Neu volkommen Kräuter-Buch. 1687


 
358
Jacobus Theodorus Tabernaemontanus
Neu volkommen Kräuter-Buch. 1687
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,740
Sold:
€ 1,800 / $ 2.088

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Tabernaemontanus, J. T., Neu vollkommen Kräuter-Buch, darinnen uber 3000 Kräuter, mit schönen und kunstlichen Figuren, auch deren Underscheid und Würckung, samt ihren Namen in mancherley Sprachen, beschrieben: Desgleichen auch, wie dieselbige in allerhand Kranckheiten, beyder der Menschen und des Viehs, sollen angewendet und gebraucht werden ... 3 parts in 1 vol. With engr. figurative title border and ca. 2500 woodcuts in the text. Basel, Joh. L. König and Joh. Brandmyller 1687. Contemp. pigskin over wooden boards, richly blind and rollstamped, as well as blackstamped armorial centrepiece. Folio. 6 ll., 663 pp.; 2 ll., pp. 665-1529, 49 ll.
Nissen 1931. - Pritzel 9093. - Lonchamp 2850. - Second Basel edition, the 6th overall. - One of the most comprehensive herbals at the time. First published in 1598, the work served many botanists as an introduction into European flora well into the 18th century. - Somewhat foxed and browned, here and there waterstained, 1 l. defective, frontispiece, title and 1 text l. detached (marginal defects, the text leaf with slight loss of printed matter), few ll. with small marginal defects, front flying endpaper removed. Corners somewhat bumped, upper spine end defective, clasps removed. All in all still fine copy.
Sixth edition, the second in Basle. With engr. figured titleborder and ca. 2500 woodcuts of plants. Contemp. pigskin over wooden boards, blind- and rollstamped, with armorial centrepiece. - Some foxing and browning, minor waterstaining, 1 leaf damaged, frontisp., title and 1 text leaf detached (marginal defects, text leaf with slight loss of printed matter), few leaves with small marginal defects, front flying endpaper removed. Edges somewhat bumped, upper spine end chipped, clasps removed. In general good copy.

358
Jacobus Theodorus Tabernaemontanus
Neu volkommen Kräuter-Buch. 1687
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,740
Sold:
€ 1,800 / $ 2.088

(incl. 20% surcharge)