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Herbarum imagines vivae: Der Kreuter lebliche Contrafaytung. [Herbarum imagines vivae] - Cover title.

Weiler im Allgau, W. Germany: Editions Medicina Rara, 1535 [1985]. Limited Edition. Slipcased. Colophon: "Twenty-eight hundred copies of the "Herbarum Imagines Vivae" were printed for the members of Editions Medicina Rara Ltd. at the presses of the Druckerei Holzer, Weiler im Allgau, West Germany, on a rag paper manufactered especially for this edition by August Kohler, Oberkirch, West Germany, and bearing the private watermark of Medicina Rara. The plates for this printing were made from a copy of the original 1535 Frankfurt edition belonging to the Leopold Sophien Bibliothek Uberlingen. Three hundred copies have been bound in marbleized paper at the bindery of Richard Mayer, Stuttgart, West Germany...The Medicina Rara edition was produced under the supervision of the Agathon Presse, Baiersbronn, West Germany." This numbered being 180. [CLXXX] Scarce edition of herbarium, limited to just a few institutions with the leather bound slipcase. Very Good. In excellent condition, minor rubbing to edgeware/slipcase, slightly moveable spine, otherwise, tight, bright, and unmarred. Housed in brown full calf slipcase, velour-lined, with gilt title and spine lettering. Bound in marbled boards, watermarked rag paper printed, 40 pages: illustrations. Item #9385

Price: $375.00

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