19. Porta (Giovanni Battista) Phytognomonica, first edition, title in woodcut border, large woodcuts in the text, headpieces, initials, lacks final blank f., inner margins of first 4 ff. restored, small hole ast foot of BB2 affecting signature, light staining, few ff. browned, ink number stamp inside rear cover, early boards, stained, [Adams P1938; Hunt 158], folio, Naples, Horatius Salvianus, 1588. *** Unusual woodcuts of plants showing their similarities to parts of animal or human anatomy.
est. £2500 – £3000