Auction 458 / Lot n° 80

MATTIOLI, Pietro Andrea (1501-1577) - I discorsi.. ne i sei libri di Pedacio Dioscoride Anazarbeo della materia medicinale. Venice: Marco Ginami, 1621. A richly illustrated edition of this important botanical work by Mattioli. Folio (320 x 222mm). Large printer's device on title and at end, numerous woodcuts of various dimensions in text, woodcut initials, with blank g8, *1-*4 with "Del modo di distillare le acque da tutte le piante" bound before p.1 (light waterstaining and spotting, few occasional marginal small wormtracks). Modern vellum, title on spine.

Auction: 24 September 2019 at 15:00

Estimate € 700 - 1,000

Sold € 800