Hortus Floridus

Author(s): Engraving by Crispin Van de Pass

Rare & Collectable | Don McMillan

Hortus Floridus was first published in English in 1615, an elegant and important anthology of the flowers to be found in a cultivated Dutch 17th century garden. The 100 copper engraved plates are divided among the four seasons, and every flower has a full description. translated from the original Latin by Spencer Savage. A long introduction by Eleanor Sinclair Rohde, setting in perspective the finely conceived engravings by Van de Pass. Very good condition with dust wrapper. Non paginated 

The four books of Spring, Autumn, Summer & Winter engraved by Crispin Van der Pass

$130.00(NZD) RRP $150.00(NZD)


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  • : HORTUSFLOR
  • : Minerva Press
  • : Minerva Press
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : Black & White Illustrations
  • : Engraving by Crispin Van de Pass