Dodoens, Rembert


Florum, et coronariarum odoratarumque nonnullarum herbarum historia.

Antiverpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantine, 1568. First ed.--Cf. Hunt 101. Pg. 308 erroneously numbered 307. References: Hunt 101; Johnston, S. H. Cleveland coll. 97.

This work contains 108 beautiful woodcuts and illustrations by Pieter van der Borcht. It is the second book by Dodoens printed by Plantin, and includes two indexes, one for plant names in Latin and one for the Greek names. The plant descriptions give details about the plant, including histories, and also lists the common plant name in other languages, such as Greek, German, Belgian, Italian, and French.

Subjects: Flowers; Aromatic plants; Botany--Pre-Linnean works.


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