Historia Naturalis de Arboribus et Fructicibus

17th century. Original printed in 1653. Johannes Jonstonus. Private collection. Latin.

Two superb volumes containing one of the largest and most important botanical compendia of the entire modern era.

137 copperplates. The fame and success of this book comes from the engraved plates by the great master Matthäus Merian, who was born in Switzerland but travelled throughout Europe as far as England, where he even worked for the famous painter Van Dyck.

784 pages, 220 x 380 mm.

Leather binding, in the purest handcrafted style, and period slipcase. Accompanied by a study book including the first Spanish version of the original Latin text.

Limited edition of 898 numbered copies with notarial certificate.

300 páginas de 250 x 350 mm. Encuadernación artesanal en pergamino envejecido y herrajes de bronce. Acompañado de libro de estudios y caja de conservación.

Edición limitada de 898 ejemplares numerados con certificado notarial.

♠ Premio Nacional 2007. Libros mejor editados en el año 2006. Ministerio de Cultura. Modalidad: libros facsímiles.

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