Hortus Floridus; The First Book, Contayninge a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of Springe. Crispin van de PASS.
Hortus Floridus; The First Book, Contayninge a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of Springe.
Hortus Floridus; The First Book, Contayninge a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of Springe.
Hortus Floridus; The First Book, Contayninge a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of Springe.
Hortus Floridus; The First Book, Contayninge a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of Springe.

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

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.

Item #1136

Oblong octavo, etchings throughout; a very good copy in original morrocco-backed marbled boards, chip to top of spine, early bookplate, extremities mildly rubbed.

Price (AUD): $175.00  other currencies