SHELDRAKE (TIMOTHY) Botanicum Medicinale: an Herbal of Medicinal Plants on the College of Physicians List]
Lot 168
SHELDRAKE (TIMOTHY) Botanicum Medicinale: an Herbal of Medicinal Plants on the College of Physicians List]
Sold for £4,780 (US$ 7,479) inc. premium

Lot Details
SHELDRAKE (TIMOTHY)
[Botanicum Medicinale: an Herbal of Medicinal Plants on the College of Physicians List], 111 hand-coloured engraved plates only (of 118), without title, modern half calf, reusing old boards [Henrey 1313-1314; Nissen BBI 1839], folio, 1759

Footnotes

  • The fine plates were engraved by C.H. Hemmerich and James Basire after Sheldrake's drawings. Each plate illustrates a plant within an oval frame, surrounded by text giving it's name in Arabic, Greek, Latin, and the major European vernacular languages. Henrey notes that the work is "often found without a title-page and with fewer plates than 118."
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