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    Stunning Hand-Colored Copper Engraving from Besler's Hortus Eystettensis

    Brasilius Besler (1561-1629). Dracontium Maius - Plate 57. A stunning hand-colored copper engraving from the first edition of Besler's Hortus Eystettensis. Nuremberg, 1613. Watermarked with a snake design. Vivid color with only minor toning and an expertly mended one-half-inch tear at top edge, not extending within platemark. Soft fold line through center. Blank verso. Approximately 20.5 x 16 inches. Near fine.

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    April, 2011
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
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