Stirpium Icones et Sciagraphia

Stirpium Icones et Sciagraphia

Chabraeus, Dominicus; Dominique Chabrey

Geneva : apud Ioannem Anthonium Chouet, 1677

2nd edition.  Folio, 34 cm.  Bound in later 1/2 vellum over marbled boards. Engraved half-title, approximately 3400 woodcut botanical illustrations.  Collated, complete.  [viii] 661 [16] pages.  Includes additional engraved title page from 1st edition of 1666.  Moderate browning. Chabraeus was a Swiss physician and botanist best known for editing and publishing Bauhin and Cherler's Historia plantarum universalis.   Refs: Hunt 349; Nissen BBI 345; Pritzel 1650; Caldesi 78.

Provenance: Kenneth K. Mackenzie, Horticultural Society of New York (bookplate and blindstamp); Robert de Belder; Ladislaus von Hoffmann, (An Important Botanical Library Part II, Christie's New York, 5 June, 1997, part of lot 398).

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