Quercus. Gallae, & flores quercus. GERMAN HERBAL - OAK.

Quercus. Gallae, & flores quercus.

No date. Ca. 1600.
Two woodcuts (each approximately 5 x 3 inches), hand colored, on single sheet 8 1/2 x 14 inches, text on verso. A few faint spots in text area, overall very good condition. Beautifully designed and executed wood cuts of two oak plants, showing flowers, acorns. Coloring appears to be early hand color, simple and carefully done. Page 62 from an unidentified old German language (fraktur) herbal, possibly Mattioli’s "Kreuterbuch ...." (Jacob Fischer, Frankfurt am Main, 1611) a German version of his "Pedacii Dioscoridis de materia medica libri sex" first published in Venice 1558. Item #44553

Price: $85.00

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