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Hortulus

Strabo, Walahfrid

Published by The Hunt Botanical Library, Pittsburgh, Pa, 1966
Condition: Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since May 27, 2013

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"The Hunt Facsimile Series, 2". xi, 91 pages; facsimiles; bibliography, index; white cloth binding (6 5/8 x 10 1/2 inch). Printed in Holland, limited to 1500 copies. Robert Grabhorn bookplate on the front pastedown. A facsimile reprint of Strabo's 'Hortulus' with an edited and translated version printed. Wilfrid Blunt has provided an introduction; George Lawrence 'Editions of the Hortulus' pages 69-78; and a listing of plants mentioned in the poem. Written when Strabo was 33 year old and Abbott at Reichenau just before his death in 849. The Vatican mass is the basis of the text, provided in facsimile. Very good clean copy of this important work. Bookseller Inventory # 14497

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Hortulus

Publisher: The Hunt Botanical Library, Pittsburgh, Pa

Publication Date: 1966

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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Our store was founded in 1975 and has been in continuous operations since then. We maintain a quality selection of books, letters and manuscripts, photographs, prints and ephemera. We are open to serious collectors Monday through Saturday and suggest that you call the store before coming in. We do not send pictures or scans.

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We guarantee the accuracy of our descriptions, our secure packaging and our timely mailing. We do not send pictures or scans. Barry Cassidy Rare Books 2005 T Street Sacramento, CA 95811-6823 bcrbooks@ix.netcom.com 916-456-6307 Barry Cassidy, Owner and Operator


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