Lot 132: Parkinson (John)



2015-07-08 11:46:55

Lot 132: Parkinson (John). Theatrum Botanicum: The Theater of Plants or, an Herball of a Large Extent: Containing therein a more ample and exact History and declaration of the Physicall Herbs and Plants..., London: Printed by Thomas Cotes, 1640, numerous woodcut botanical illustrations, lacking additional engraved title and initial blank, ink erased signatures to title and some marginal annotations to few leaves of text, occasional spotting, marks and light dampstaining, some marginal fraying mostly to first and last few leaves (with some creasing to final leaves), one leaf of preliminaries repaired to margins and reattached, lacks front free endpaper, contemporary calf, leather to boards partly deficient, worn, folio. STC 19302, Henrey 286, Nissen 1490. (1) Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015 Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Estimate: £400-600
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