06-01-2013 06-01-2013
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June 1, 2013 11:00 AMCalender
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Jonstonus, Joannes (1603-1675) Historiae Naturalis de Arboribus et Plantis

$2,460$2,000
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2658B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 01, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Jonstonus, Joannes (1603-1675) Historiae Naturalis de Arboribus et Plantis. Heilbronn: Eckebrecht, 1768-1769.
Two folio volumes, titles printed in red and black, illustrated with engraved frontispiece, and 137 full-paged plates of tress and plants in the two volumes combined, bound in uniform contemporary German half calf, and paste paper boards, gilt ruled spines with decorative labels, edges stained green, spines failing, with portions missing, labels intact, joints cracked, spotting and foxing to the leaves, 13 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

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