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Anonymous [c. 1500]


Hortus Sanitatis, c.1500


Hortus Sanitatis, c.1500

Le traictie, des bestes, oyseaux | poissons, pierres precieuses | et orines, du jardin de sante
Paris, pour Antoine Verrard, c. 1500 (not after 1502)

Collation: 2 volumes (here vol. 2 only)
Vol. 2: 2°: A-X6 AA-FF6 GG8 aaa6 bbb8 A6 B8; [1] ii-clxx [13] [1 blank] [14] leaves
text in double columns, 50 lines, lettre bâtarde, woodcut initials, xylographic letter script on title and aaa1r.

Plates: full-page woodcut of anatomical man on verso of title, full-page woodcuts on K5v, R1v (within an ornamental border) and aaa1v, numerous woodcuts in the text (145 in the part on stones), device at the end

Page size: 218 x 309 mm

Binding: eighteenth-century green vellum, red morocco lettering-piece on spine, red edges

Provenance: ownership inscriptions of Nicolas Moreau seigneur d'Auteuil dated 1 September 1529 on title and at the end

Other editions: second and third editions in French: 1529. Numerous editions in various languages

References: Schuh 2241

Collection: private collection


Hortus Sanitatis, c.1500

Hortus Sanitatis, c.1500