Frankfurt, Matthaeus Merian, 1631-1632
Apparatus plantarius primus...in duos libros. I. De plantis bulbosis. II. De plantis tuberosis... Horticultura, libris II.
First editions of these important botanical and horticultural works by the botanist and anatomist Peter Lauremberg. Horticultura is one of the most highly regarded 17th-century garden manuals, containing many original horticultural experiments which ran contrary to accepted botany; a known influence on John Evelyn, the work is "typical of the..... More