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71 2512 Knoop J H
71/2512 Knoop, J.H. Pomologia, dat is Beschryvingen en Afbeeldingen van de beste soorten van Appels en Peeren, welke in Neder- en Hoog-Duitsland, Frankryk, Engelland en elders geagt zyn, en tot dien einde gecultiveert worden. Leeuw., A. Ferwerda, 1758, 1st ed., (4),86,(1)p., title-p. within red borders, contemp. engr. coat of arms and 20 handcol. plates with apples or pears, late 19th/ early 20th cent. giltlettered hmor., folio. - BOUND BEFORE: Idem. Fructologia, of Beschryving der Vrugtbomen en Vrugten die men in de hoven plant en onderhoud. Ibid., A. Ferwerda and G. Tresling, 1763, (4),132p., title-p. within red borders, 19 contemp. handcol. engr. plates with cherries, prunes etc. - AND BOUND BEFORE: Idem. Dendrologia, of Beschryving der Plantagie-Gewassen. Ibid., iidem, 1763, (4),168[= 166],(4)p., title-p. within red borders.[*]

- First and final 2 lvs.(slo.) browned; text lvs. trifle/ sl. yellowed. Top of spine sl. dam.; backstrip rubbed at extremities; corners sl. worn.

= The rare first edition, with the plates in UNFOLDED state and on heavy clean paper. Ad 1 and 2: Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 87 and 91; Nissen, BBI 1078 and 1077. One of the first books on the subject with coloured plates. The handcolouring in the first ed. is generally regarded as the most delicate.

€ (700-900) 850