Original leaf, with woodblock illustration, from the famous first illustrated edition of Hieronymus Bock’s Kreuter Buch printed by Wendel Riehel at Strasburg in 1546. (305 x 205 mm)
The illustrations in this early German herbal were designed and cut by David Kandel of Strasburg, who also executed maps and illustrations for Munster’s Cosmography. (Ref: Blunt, The illustrated Herbal)
A fine example of this landmark work, printed in black-letter, on evenly toned paper.
This item is presented in an archival mat (16 x 12'')