Lot 10
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COMMELIN.HORTI MEDICI AMSTELODAMENSIS. 1697

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  • Horti medici amstelodamensis rariorum plantarum descriptio et icones. Amsterdam: P. and J. Blaeu, 1697–1701
FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, folio (395 x 255mm.), half-titles, engraved additional titles, printed titles in Latin (red and black) and Dutch, both with woodcut devices, 3 dedication leaves, 5 engraved plates of arms (dedication leaves and arms vary from copy to copy), 223 fine engraved plates, early MS nomenclatures on plates, contemporary speckled calf, occasional light browning or spotting, joints and extremities worn
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