1554 Matttioli folio with 4 woodcuts 1st illust Ed. FERN CNICUS Mercuries - Botany
1554 Matttioli folio with 4 woodcuts 1st illust Ed. FERN CNICUS Mercuries - Botany
1554 Matttioli folio with 4 woodcuts 1st illust Ed. FERN CNICUS Mercuries - Botany
1554 Matttioli folio with 4 woodcuts 1st illust Ed. FERN CNICUS Mercuries - Botany
1554 Matttioli folio with 4 woodcuts 1st illust Ed. FERN CNICUS Mercuries - Botany

1554 Matttioli folio with 4 woodcuts 1st illust Ed. FERN CNICUS Mercuries - Botany

$34.00 Dollar

Extremely rare leaf from the first folio Latin edition of Mattioli's famous Herbal.

Although the engraver is unknown, the woodcuts were extremely fine and delicate for the time.

From:

Mattioli, P. A. 

Commentarii in libros sex Pedacii Dioscoridis Anarzabei de medica materia. 

Venice, V. Valgrisi, 1554. 

Fol. (32,5:21,5 cm).

Bibliography: EDIT 16, CNCE 37627; Adams D 655; Nissen, BBI 1305; Hunt 94 Anm.; Durling 3008.