Papauer hortense. Papauer pleno flore. GERMAN HERBAL - POPPY.

Papauer hortense. Papauer pleno flore.

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, some soft creases, overall very good condition. Beautifully designed and executed wood cuts of poppy plants, showing flowers, leaves, roots, and botanical details. Coloring appears to be early hand color, simple and carefully done. Page 369 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 #44565

Price: $110.00

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