7. Dioscorides (Pedacius) De Materia Medica [De medica materia libri V], 2 parts in 1, titles with woodcut printers devices, blank 2R6 present, first title with small blind-stamp of Bibliotheca Augusta Rhodocanakiana, perforated library stamp to outer margin and 1 17th century and 1 19th century ink ownership inscription, very small ink stamp to lower margin of final text f., occasional damp-staining, attractive contemporary blind-stamped and tooled calf over wooden boards, sympathetically rebacked, lacking metal clasps, rubbed, [Adams D655; Durling 1134; Wellcome I 1778 ], a good copy, folio, Cologne, Joannes Soter, 1529-1530.
est. £700 – £900
With sections on herbs, poisons and poisonous animals and an article on rabies.