Incipit tractatus de virtutibus herbarum. (Venice: Joannes and Bernardinus Rubeus, 15 March 1509)
4to (199 x 149mm.), title in gothic type, text in roman type, 150 woodcut illustrations of plants, modern vellum, old manuscript annotations, lacks last blank leaf, some annotations trimmed, marginal repairs to title and 3 subsequent leaves, occasional staining
Edit16 CNCE 22559; Nissen BBI 2310
Biblioteca Medicina Ferdinando Palasciano, ink stamp to title
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