2390 - 2685 BOTANY, GARDENS AND GARDENING, HUSBANDRY - The Collection of Jan Meemelink
- Each vol. w. bookseller's ticket on upper pastedown and university stamp on first free endpaper and title-p.; sl. foxed throughout. Bindings sl. soiled.
- Owner's entry in ballpoint on engr. title; first few leaves vaguely waterstained; 1 leaf w. sm strengthened spot in outer margin; three leaves (sl.) stained.
= Ad 1. Springer p.28-29; Landwehr 19-2; Bibl. Gastronomica 3687. Early and rare edition of this charming, frequently reprinted work on gardening, garden architecture, husbandry, veterinary medicine, beekeeping and cooking. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVIII.
- Owner's entry on upper pastedown. Covers sl. rubbed/ corners sl. showing.
= Comprising 3 parts of this work with extensive illustrations on gardening and garden architecture, (veterinary) medicine, distillery, beekeeping and cooking: "Het Vermakelyk Land-Leven": "Den Nederlantsen Hovenier (...)", "Den Verstandigen Hovenier (...)" and "De Medicyn-Winkel of ervaren Huys-Houder (...)".
- First 10 leaves damaged in outer margin (outer margin strengthened w. modern paper), affecting text of the first two leaves, but receding afterwards and ending in mere dam. to blank corners of the next 10 leaves; lower outer corner dampstained almost throughout; occas. sl. waterstained in upper blank margin; final leaf browned, waterstained and cut short; occas. annots. in pen and ink in old (contemp.) hand; with three contemp. manuscript recipes on verso of final leaf.
= One of only two complete copies known (see Hunt 24). Provenance: F.W.T. Hunger (bookplate on upper pastedown). Dutch translation of the Ortus sanitatis (...) ein Gart der Gesuntheit (first publ. in 1485 by Peter Schöffer in Mainz). The illustrations were copied from the Latin Ortus sanitatis, which was published in 1491 by Jacob von Meydenbach in Mainz. Nissen, BBI 2290; Nijhoff-Kronenberg 1052; Hunt 24, stating that only 4 copies of this edition are known, of which only two are complete. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIX.
BOUND WITH: the 10 final leaves of the edition of the same work published in 1533 by Claes de Grave in Antw. (N1-10) (waterstained in margins; outer margin of final 4 leaves sl. dam. and strengthened; final leaf doubled).
- Trifle foxed. Dustwr. sl. rubbed.
AND 4 others, mostly reprints, i.a. A. LONICERO, Kreuterbuch (Munich, 1962, textills., contemp. mor., sm. 4to).[*]
- One leaf w. sm. tear in upper margin; pastedowns lacking; free endpaper cut out.
= Rare Dutch translation of the Vegetable Staticks (1727). "Hales' work demonstrated the dependence of plants on air, that plants inspire and give off "air." He proved that material was absorbed by plants from the air by studying the movement of sap in plants." (Smithsonian Libraries)
- Sl. foxed; owners' entries on first free endpaper. Spine worn; boardedges rubbed.
- Partly browned, occas. (sl.) foxed; last few quires of first vol. waterstains in outer and lower blank margin; library stamps on title-p. and first text leaf. Rebacked.
= Nissen, BBI 774. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIX.
- Occas. sl. browned. Binding soiled. = Nissen, BBI 781.
- Owner's entry and library stamp on first free endpaper; (sl.) foxed throughout. Spine-ends sl. worn/ sl. dam.; covers sl. rubbed.
= Mantel I, 25.
- A few plates and leaves sl. soiled in lower blank corner. Upper joint starting. Fine copy.
= Nissen, BBI 817; Pritzel 3862. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIX.
- Scattered library stamps (mostly on upper endpaper, title-p. and htitle, only a few on verso of plates). Traces of former library ticket on foot of spines; covers of hcl. vol. sl. worn.
= Nissen, BBI 840.
- Very fine copy, from the library of William Arthur Sixth Duke of Portland (bookplate one upper pastedown).
= Nissen, BBI 860; Pritzel 3994; Willems 930 (w. sl. diff. collation). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIX.
- Contents loose; a few lvs. repaired w. tape; sl. frayed. Covers sl. soiled.
Idem. Die schönsten Blüten-Sträucher für Garten-Ausschmückungen und Treiberei. Ibid., P. Parey, 1905, no pagination, 24 chromolithogr. plates after J. BECKMANN, orig. cl. w. mounted plate on covers, sm. 4to.[*]
- Owner's entry on first free endpaper. Covers sl. rubbed.
- Trifle foxed. Spine-ends sl. worn.
Idem. Een keur van vaste-planten, geschikt voor snijbloemen en cultuur in den tuin. Dutch adapt. E.T. Witte. Introd. H. Witte. Ibid., idem, (1900), 110,(4)p., 48 chromolithogr. plates by W. MÜLLER, orig. pict. cl., 4to.[*]
- Sm. bookseller's ticket on upper pastedown; sl. foxed. Cloth partly worn away at joints.
- Partly foxed/ browned; bookplate on upper pastedown; library stamps on first title-p. Spine worn.
= Pritzel 4450.
- All vols. trifle foxed.
- Backstrip sl. sunned; trifle worn along extremities. A fine copy.
= Nissen, BBI 874.
- Occas. trifle foxed/ browned. Corners and spine-ends sl. bumped. A good copy.
= Nissen, BBI 874.
- Some lvs. foxed. = Dutch translation of Die Wirthschaft eines philosophischen Bauers (first ed., 1761).