Gaius Plinius Secundus - Des wijdt-vermaerden naturkondigers vijf boecken - 1650

Description
Gaius Plinius Secundus - Des wijdt-vermaerden naturkondigers vijf boecken - 1650
Biology, Illustrated, Natural History - Quantity: 1 - Book

Only Dutch edition in 12mo format. Rare edition of this classic work. With many copper engravings in the text. Remarkable images of sometimes non-existent animals; boom-draeck, meermyn of zee wyf, walvisvangst, satyr, dromme darus, etc.
Condition: fair. Binding dried out. Bookblock not completely straight. Endpapers in front partly loose, last page also loose. Bookblock sometimes cropped with loss of margins and some leaves with loss of text. Parts of text and some plates are missing.

Contents:
- title engraving is missing.
- title page
- verso title page: ‘aan den nauw-keurigen leser’.
- pp. 5-22, 49-168, 179-186, 189-490, 515-801.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Biology, Illustrated, Natural History
Author/ Illustrator
Gaius Plinius Secundus
Book Title
Des wijdt-vermaerden naturkondigers vijf boecken
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1650
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
Dutch
Original language
No
Publisher
Amstelredam, Ioost Hartgers/Christoffel Cunradus, 1650
Binding/ Material
Vellum
Number of pages
802
Dimensions
13×8 cm
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