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Hesperides, sive, De malorum aureorum cultura et usu libri quatuor  Volume 1 of 1

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 Call number:SB369 .F47 1646
 Title:Hesperides, sive, De malorum aureorum cultura et usu libri quatuor
 Author(s): Ferrari, Giovanni Battista
 Publisher:Romae : sumptibus Hermanni Scheus, 1646 (Romae : ex typographia Vitalis Mascardi).
 Description:[12], 480, [15] p. : ill. (copper engravings) ; 36 cm. (fol. mostly fours)
 Notes:First ed.; Graesse, v. 2, p. 571, cites a 4to ed. of 1633 not in an other authority, perhaps confused with work on flowers.
Signatures: +6 A-Zz4 AAa-BBb4 Ccc-Qqq4.
110 plates engraved by Blomaert and others, include allegorical scenes.
Added t.p., engraved.
Includes index.
Colophon. Printers device on title page.
Pritzel (2nd) 2878.
Nissen, C. Botanische Buchillustration, 621.
Hunt botanical cat. 243.
With: Florilegium ampplissimum et selectissimum / Emanuel Sweert. Amstelodami : Joannem Janssen, 1647-1654.
Brown armorial full calf binding with coat of arms stamped in gold; edges sprinkled red and blue.
 Subjects:Botanical illustration.
Citrus fruits.
Graphic media : -- Copper engraving -- Uncolored -- 1646 --Netherlands.
Binding : -- Armorial -- Calfskin.
 
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