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De Re Hortensi Libellus
R. Estienne, Paris 1545 - (6 5/16 x 3 7/8 inches). 141, [1], [2, blank] pp. Woocut device on title. Modern pigskin, marbled endpapers An early work on botany, intended for children. "Charles Estienne's third book for children; this one deals with the names and appearance of plants and trees, with French translations of all botanical terms. This is the first of Charles Estienne's children's books to be based on original information, drawn from Charles's own great interest in botany. This title first appeared in 1535" (Schreiber). Pritzel 2545.
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