1565 Hieronymus Bock Kreutterbuch HERBAL Illustrated Woodcuts Botany Medicine 500+ INCREDIBLE Woodcut Engravings / comp@$27K Hieronymus Bock (1498 –1554) was a German botanist, physician, and Lutheran minister who began the transition from medieval botany to the modern scientific worldview by arranging plants by their relation or resemblance. We do not find another example of this extremely rare edition for sale worldwide. We find examples of 1595 printings of this book for sale elsewhere for nearly $27,000! Main author: Hieronymus Bock Title: Kreutterbuch : darin vnderscheidt, Name[n] vnnd wurckung der Kreutter, Stauden, Hecken vnd Beumen, sampt jren Fruchten, so inn Teutschen Landen wachsen Published: Straßburg : (Rihel), . Language: German Notes & contents: • Very Early edition! o Facsimile title and a few leaves lacking: 28, 55, 137, 165/6, 259, 274, 345, 381, 395, 409, 414, 420. • 500+ incredible woodcut engravings o Herbs o Plants o Seeds o Medical use o Food preparation o Botany studies • Historical significance of each plant within its stages of growth • Plant communities • Foreshadows of the science of ecology FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure exquisite renaissance binding embossed with fgures; functioning clasps. A monumental binding indeed! Pages: otherwise complete with 424 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such; facsimile title and lacking following leaves: 28, 55, 137, 165/6, 259, 274, 345, 381, 395, 409, 414, 420. Publisher: Straßburg : (Rihel), . Size: ~13in X 8.25in (33cm x 21cm) Photos available upon request. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: 1565 Hieronymus Bock Kreutterbuch HERBAL ...
Publisher: Straßburg : (Rihel), .
Publication Date: 1565
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
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