Sep 26, 2019 - Sale 2517

Sale 2517 - Lot 317

Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
(NATURAL HISTORY.) Nieremberg, Juan Eusebio. Historia naturae, maxime peregrinae, libris XVI distincta. 70 engraved illustrations in the text. [8], 502, [104] pages. Folio, modern polished red calf gilt, minor wear; minor toning and worming, minimal dampstaining to a few leaves; small modern ownership tag on front pastedown. Antwerp: Moreti, 1635

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An attractive copy of an important early work on the natural history of America, mainly devoted to Mexico, with extensive descriptions of plants, animals, and minerals, and 2 chapters at the end on wonders of nature in Europe and the Holy Land. European Americana 635/94; Nissen ZBI 2974; Palau 190738; Sabin 55268.