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Boot, Anselmus Boetius de often spelt de Boodt Author Adrianus, Toll Ed, Gemmarvm et Lapidum Historia

Boot, Anselmus Boetius de (often spelt de Boodt) - Author; Adrianus, Toll - Ed: Gemmarvm et Lapidum Historia: , Leiden, Joannis Maire, 2nd edition,1636.

Hardback, original calf with raised bands and highly ornamental gilt on spine and gilt ornament on cover edges, vignette title-page, pp. [viii], 576, [xix] - index, profusely illustrated with woodcuts, two folding charts of minerals and many other charming illustrations of equipment, echnoids, corals, crinoids, crystals, shark teeth, shells, geodes and basalt, sm. 8vo., (6.5" x 4") (168cm x 102cm), a very fine, clean and sound copy. Rare. See also de Laet, item no. 5702. An important 17th Century work on mineralogy and gemology in which is gathered most of the previous knowledge on mineralogy and lapidary. (Book ref. 5703 )  £ 1500.00

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