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Comments on the six books of Ped. Dioscoride. Lyon, Guillaume Rouillé, 1572 ?]. In-folio, brown morocco, large gilt fanfare decoration on the covers, richly ornamented gilt spine, rubbed and heavily restored binding, renewed endpapers; the first leaves are lined with lacks; wetness, stains and freckles, small wormholes on the first leaves, uniformly yellowed leaves; 50 ff. (out of 68?), 819 pp., 14 ff.: the title page and the first pages are missing.
Illustrated edition of many woods in the text, finely coloured, probably later.
Regulated, complete copy of the chapter on the distillation of plants.
Pp. 25-28, pp. 165-166, tears with lacks; missing pp. 187-246, 295-300.
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