71 2291 Gesner C
71 2291 Gesner C
71 2291 Gesner C
71 2291 Gesner C
71 2291 Gesner C
71/2291 Gesner, C. Vogelbuch oder ausführliche Beschreibung und lebendige ja auch eygentliche Controfactur und Abmahlung aller und jeder Vögel (...). Frankfurt am Main, J. Saurn, 1600, (16),556p., num. woodcut ills., contemp. blindst. pigskin over wooden boards w. brass clasps and catches, folio. - BOUND WITH: Idem. Fischbuch, das ist ausführliche Beschreibung & lebendige Conterfactur aller & jeden Fischen (...). Ibid., idem, 1598, (5),202 lvs., w. num. woodcut ills. - AND BOUND WITH: Idem. Thierbuch. Das ist ein kurtze beschreybung aller vierfüssigen Thieren (...). Zurich, Froschouwer, 1583, (4),CLXXII lvs., w. num. woodcut ills.

- Contemp. owner's entry on upper pastedown; first free endpaper w. tear; several lvs. dam. and repaired w. paper at margins (incl. title-p.), sometimes affecting the text; sl. foxed throughout; some lvs. w. waterstain in lower margin or outer upper corner; a few marginal annots. in pen. Covers severely soiled/ worn w. a few dam. spots; frontcover w. wormholes; lower joint starting to split.

= Ad 1: Nissen, IVB 351; Ad 2: Nissen, ZBI I 1555; Ad 3: Nissen, ZBI I 1552. Rare. Very nicely illustrated images of a variety of animals. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE C.

€ (2.000-3.000)