Rome: Jacobi Mascardi, 1625.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. Item #044451
Modern paper boards; hinges cracking, spine covering torn at foot of spine, corners worn. Engraved title-page and illustrations, 22 full page; light staining in the margins of many leaves, variable foxing, heavy browning to two text leaves at rear. First edition of this lovely catalog of rare plants in the garden of Cardinal Odoardo Farnese on Palatine Hill in Rome. Aldini, the curator of the garden, is credited on the title page, but it was written by his friend the botanist Pietro Castelli. Graesse A63. , 101, pp. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Gardening; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044451.