Gart der Gesundheit Schöffer 1485
Schöffer, Peter, approximately 1425-approximately 1502
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A collection of 16 leaves from printed herbals, four of them incunabular. (Dates range from 1485-1777). Printed contents leaf mounted (as issued) on stiff paper, followed by the leaves, the contents leaf with colored botanical illustration at top. Leaves in uniform mats with printed explanatory paper label and contained in a handsome linen portfolio with large paper label on front cover. Nine of the leaves have contemporary hand coloring. All of the labels have numbers related to Nissen BBI.
Gart der Gesundheit printed by Peter Schöffer in Mayence 1485 is the first leaf of a collection of sixteen within the "Originalblätter aus frühen Kräuterbüchern."