Item #15909 Paradisi in Sole Paradisus Terrestris : London 1629. John Parkinson.
Paradisi in Sole Paradisus Terrestris : London 1629
Paradisi in Sole Paradisus Terrestris : London 1629
Paradisi in Sole Paradisus Terrestris : London 1629
Paradisi in Sole Paradisus Terrestris : London 1629
Paradisi in Sole Paradisus Terrestris : London 1629
Paradisi in Sole Paradisus Terrestris : London 1629
Paradisi in Sole Paradisus Terrestris : London 1629

Paradisi in Sole Paradisus Terrestris : London 1629

Amsterdam: Walter J Johnson / Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1975.

Illustrated by Illustrated. Reprint. Hardcover. Good+ with no dust jacket. Item #15909
ISBN: 9022107582

Library REBIND, library stamps/marks/labels/pocket/slip, otherwise light wear.; Facsimile reprint of 1629 edition, London: Humfrey Lownes and Robert Young. STC 19300. Parkinson was apothecary and botanist to King Charles I, and the title is pun on Parkinson's name. Illustrated woodcut title page with Garden of Eden / Garden as Paradise theme by Christopher Switzer. Lavishly illustrated with 109 full page plant illustrations. "The earlier of the two great and justly famous works by the herbarist [Parkinson] ... A sumptuous book that contains much interesting information, as well as significantly reflecting the growing interest in Stuart England in gardens and botany as something more than merely the handmaidens of medicine." ; The English Experience, Its Record In Early Printed Books Published In Facsimile; Ex-Library; Vol. 758; [12], 612, [16] pages.

Price: $149.95

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