Herbarum vivae eicones ad naturem imitationem
Place of Publication: Strassburg, Germany
Murray, German, 462; Dodgson, German and Flemish, II, p. 160, no. 100; Nissen 257, 1a; Schmidt, Schott, 117
Overall: 31.6 x 20.5 x 4.5 cm (12 7/16 x 8 1/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 82 woodcuts
Not On View
(Strassburg: Johann Schott, 1530) Folio; 169 leaves [lacking 16 leaves]; contemporary wooden boards, brass clasps; green cloth box.
Woodcut title border with figures of Venus, Silenus, Dioscorides, Apollo, Hercules, and the daughters of Hesperus; arms of Strassburg printed in red and black (fol. A4v); botanical woodcuts of remarkable accuracy.
Strassburg: Johann Schott, 1530
Library, Graz University (duplicate stamp); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen