Dodoens | A niewe herball, 1578
Dodoens | A niewe herball, 1578
Dodoens | A niewe herball, 1578
Dodoens | A niewe herball, 1578
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BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Dodoens | A niewe herball, 1578

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Dodoens | A niewe herball, 1578

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:1,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108


DODOENS, REMBERT

A niewe herball. London (colophon: Antwerp): Gerard Dewes (Henry Loë), 1578


Folio (295 x 190mm.), title within allegorical woodcut border, woodcut illustrations including arms, and a portrait of the author, contemporary panelled calf over wooden boards, with initials “RP”, some worming at beginning and end, U1 with abrasion affecting text, 3U5 defective, final 7 leaves with various imperfections sometimes affecting text, binding repaired and restored, lacks clasps and catches


This is a translation into English by Henry Lyte of the French translation of Dodoens’s Cuydeboeck.


LITERATURE:

A Cleveland Herbal 118; ESTC S126799; Henrey 110; Nissen BBI 516; STC 6894

Condition Report

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