67 2209 Botany Clusius C
67/2209 [Botany]. Clusius, C. Exoticorum libri decem: Quibus Animalium, Plantarum, Aromatum, aliorumque peregrinorum Fructuum historia describuntur. (Leyden), Ex. Off. Plantiniana Raphelengii, 1605, 2 parts in 1 vol., (14),378,(9),52,(28); (12),242,(1)p., title-p. within woodcut border, over 250 woodcut ills., contemp. calf w. richly gilt spine and red mor. letterpiece, board edges gilt, folio.

- Contemp. annots. in pen and ink throughout and some underling; occas. sl. foxed and stained; a few lvs. sl. browned; last ±19 text lvs. trifle waterst. in lower outer corner. Joints, corners and both covers (crudely) restored; backcover w. some offsetting.

= From the library of E.H. Krelage, with his bookplate on upper pastedown. Landwehr, VOC 589; Nissen, BBI 369; Wellcome I, 1512; Pritzel 1760; Hunt 182; DSB 2 p.120f; Lindeboom p.347f; Bibl. Osleriana 2327. Book I-IV are works by Clusius; book VII-X are translations by Clusius of works by G. de Orta, C. Acosta and N. Monardes. The last part is Clusius' Latin translation of P. Belon's work "Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables trouvées en Grèce, Asie, Judée, Egypte, Arabie et autres pays étrangèrs" (1553). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVIII.

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