Le grant herbier en francois.

Accession number: 
PML 75078
Description: 
[23], ii-Cxlvii, [1] leaves : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 28 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased in 1976.
Notes: 

Title from title page, leaf ā1r, with Le Caron's device.
Imprint from colophon, leaf [et]4r: Cy finist le grant herbier. Translate de latin en fra[n]cois/ Auquel sont contenuz les secretz: qualitez: vertus [et] p[ro]prietez des herbes/ arbres/ go[m]mes/ seme[n]ce/ huylles [et] pierres precieuses. Extrait de plusieurs traictez de medicine. co[m]me Avice[n]ne/ Rastis/ Constantin/ Isaac [et] Plateaire. selon le co[m]mun usage bien correct. Imprime a paris par Pierre le Caron Imprimeur libraire demourant en la rue de la iuyfrie: a lenseigne de la rose. Ou a la premiere porte du palais.
Printed in Le Caron's types 3:99G and 5:440G.
Signatures: ā ē ī⁶ ō⁴; A⁸ B-E⁶ F⁸ G-O⁶ P⁸ Q-X y-z⁶ [et]⁴: 170 leaves.
Paper format: Chancery folio
306 woodcuts and woodcut initials.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 27.2 x 19.7 cm.

Binding: 
Contemporary Spanish(?) laced stiff vellum (28 x 20.5 cm), sewn on 4 supports. Plain paper pastedowns and endleaves; plain endbands. Early printed waste visible beneath pastedowns.
Variant Title: 

Arbolayre

Inscriptions/Markings: 

Hand decoration: Rubrication not required. Annotations: A few marginal notations sporadically throughout text, primarily the Spanish name for the plant. NPM

Provenance: 
Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from H.P. Kraus, 1976.
Classification: 
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