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    Basilius Besler (1561-1629). Melilotus Germanica flore luteo, Galega flore cinereo, Galega flore albo.

    A lovely hand-colored copperplate engraving from Besler's Hortus Eystettensis, a mammoth work originally published in Nuremberg in 1613, and later re-printed in 1640 and 1713. In excellent condition except for overall toning to paper, with some browning at edges. Shallow folds to tips of corners. Reverse contains printed text (Latin with some German). Light penciled notations. 16.25 x 20.5 inches.


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    June, 2009
    16th-17th Tuesday-Wednesday
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