Book Description

A facsimile of The Noble Lyfe & Natures of Man, of Bestes, Serpentys, Fowles & Fisshes, Antwerp, c. 1521, an English translation by Lawrence Andrew of the Dutch, Der Dieren Palleys (Antwerp: Jan van Doesborgh, 1520), a version of the Hortus Sanitatis, containing only the sections on animals, birds and fishes. The connection of these two works with the Hortus Sanitatis had been overlooked by bibliographers until the research of Noel Hudson (outlined in his Introduction to this facsimile). Limited to 550 copies. [53748]
Dealer Notes
xiii, 164, xvii-xxx, [1] pp., reproductions of original woodcuts, 4to, orig. red buckram, gilt, top edge tinted red. Some light foxing to endpapers; small stain to fore-edge, not extending to the margins internally. Vg.
Date 1954
Publisher Bernard Quaritch: London

Price: £120.00

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