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Neu vollkommen Kräuter-Buch/ Darinnen über 3000. Kräuter/ mit schönen und kunstlichen Figuren/ auch deren Unterscheid und Würckung/
1687. samt ihren Namen in mancherley Sprachen/ beschrieben: Desgleichen auch/ wie dieselbige in allerhand Kranckheiten/ beyde der Menschen und des Viehs ... durch Casparum Bauhinum mit vielen neuen Figuren ... zum Andern durch Hieronymum Bauhinum mit sehr nutzlichen Marginalien, Synonimis, neuen Registeren und anderem vermehrt. Basel, Joh. Ludwig König/ und Brandmyllern, 1687. Folio. 3 parts (bound in one). pp. (12), 1-663, (5), 665-1529, (96, register), with an engraved title, a title printed in red and black and 2472 woodcuts. Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, clasps gone. Nissen BBI, 1931. A fine complete copy in an impressive contemporary binding of the second enlarged edition to be edited by Caspar and Jean Bauhin. The first enlarged edition edited by Caspar and Jean Bauhin appeared in Basel in 1664 and several hundred new woodcuts were included. The very rare first edition was published in 2 volumes from 1588-1591. Jacob Dietrich von Bergzabern (?1520-1590), better known as Tabernaemontanus, was a pupil of Otto Brunfels and Jerome Bock. "The 'Kreuterbuch' is a massive and fully illustrated work, with some attractive woodcut decorations; the title-page states that 3000 plants are described. Its lasting popularity is attested by the fact that a version appeared at as late a date as 1731. The figures are for the most part not original, but are reproduced from Bock, Fuchs, Mattioli, Dodoens, de l'Ecluse and de l'Obel ..." (Arber p. 76). Apart from some very slightbrowning, small old paper repair to the engraved title and small wormhole at the last 5 leaves of the index, an attractive copy..
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