8vo (150 x 90mm.), printer's device on title-page, 53 woodcut illustrations, with blank leaf N4, brown morocco gilt by Capé, covers gilt tooled with a central cartouche including tulip and leafy tendril tools and a strapwork design with black morocco onlays, spine gilt in compartments, edges gilt, small holes to title-page neatly repaired, binding slightly rubbed
The first Cologne edition with reversed copies of Holbein's woodcuts from the 1547 Lyon edition. The Latin translation is by Georg Oemler. Some of the cuts are initialled "A", the engraver's mark of either Anton Silvius or Bosche.
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