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Hortus Floridus; The First Book, Contayninge a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of Springe by  Crispin van de PASS - Hardcover - Limited Edition - 1928 - from Rare Illustrated Books (SKU: 1136)

Hortus Floridus; The First Book, Contayninge a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of Springe

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Hortus Floridus; The First Book, Contayninge a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of Springe

by PASS, Crispin van de

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London: Cresset Press, 1928. Limited Edition. One of 550 numbered copies. 'The seventeenth century saw the production of many books of plant engravings, and of these the "Hortus Floridus [I]" of Crispin de Pass is generally acknowledged to be the masterpiece.' Preface, Eleanor Sinclair Rohde. Oblong octavo, etchings throughout; a very good copy in original morrocco-backed marbled boards, chip to top of spine, early bookplate, extremities mildly rubbed.

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Bookseller Inventory #
1136
Title
Hortus Floridus; The First Book, Contayninge a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of Springe
Author
PASS, Crispin van de
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
Limited Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Cresset Press
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1928
Keywords
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Engraving; Flora; Natural History Illustration;

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