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      Sale 2330 | Lot 277
      Price Realized: $1,750With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2330 Lot 277

        [DU PINET, ANTOINE.] L'Histoire des Plantes [etc.]. Profusion of woodcut illustrations. 704; 16; 239, [57] pages. 3 parts in one volume. 16mo, 117x73 mm, 17th-century mottled calf gilt, front joint partly cracked, lower outer corner of front cover worn through; occasional marginal soiling and dampstaining, worming along edges of opening leaves, few sidenotes shaved, stains on O7. Booklabel of Irene Gosse. Paris: Guillaume Macé, 1619-20

        Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

        Second edition of the 1584 French adaptation by Geoffroy Linocier of Du Pinet's 1561 Historia plantarum, a condensation of Pietro Andrea Mattioli's commentary on the materia medica of Dioscorides, with supplementary texts on plants, quadrupeds, birds, fish, reptiles, and distillation. Alden 620/97; Pritzel 2539.

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,750