Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Johann Heinrich Ursin. Arboretum biblicum, In quo arbores & frutices passim in S. Litteris occurentes, Notis Philologicis Philosophicus, Theologicus, exponuntur & illustrantur. Mit 16 Kupfertafel... Nuremberg: Apud Johannem Danielem Tauberum, 1699. Part I only (of three), originally issued in three parts, containing 621, 276, and 212 pages, respectively. Small octavo (6.4375 x 3.875 inches; 163 x 100 mm). [2, title (verso blank)], [12], 621, [3, "Indiculus"] pages. With forty-nine finely engraved plates, largely botanical. Decorative woodcut head-pieces and initials.

    Contemporary vellum over boards. Edges sprinkled red. Top edge darkened, or with black edge stain. Some soiling and rubbing to binding; spine detached from backing, but still firmly attached to boards, small tears to vellum along upper and lower joints. Some foxing and browning, especially to the plates along the edges. Tiny adhesion concealing two letters on p. 78; leaves N1-N4 (pp. 193-200) with tiny nick or ding to lower edge; half-inch tear to upper margin of final leaf; a few additional minor tears or paper flaws. Diagonal ink streaks across lower half of p. 382, and in outer margin of p. 383. Armorial bookplate of Richard Wilson, D. D. (with motto: Alta Peto) on front pastedown; early ink signature of Wallace L. Hall on front free endpaper; tiny faint ink signature between "FINIS" and type ornament on final page; "Snakes 201" written in blue ink at foot of final page.

    Pritzel 9638.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2020
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 209

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold on Oct 16, 2020 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 17 days left to consign to the 2021 July 31 Guitars and Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search