Author: Pedacio Dioscoride – Pierre Andre Matthiolus
Year of printing: 1572
No. of pages: Title page + 67 leaves + 810 pages + table of contents (11 folios)
Size: Folio mayor
Printer: Guillaume Roville
Place of printing: Lyon
16th Century Botany
Good edition of Matthiolus’ commentary on Dioscorides, translated into French by J. des Moulins. Splendid issue with thousands of woodcuts from the era of plants, animals, people, scientific instruments, etc.
8th century calf binding, with a spine adorned with gilts and lettering piece. Restored title page but in good condition. A key piece of work for medicine and natural sciences, in an edition well studied by Brunet.
Genuine, beautifully crafted scientific and bibliographic gem. Year 1572.