Botanical Prints from the Hortus Eystettensis
Selections from the Most Beautiful Botanical Book in the World
ISBN10: 0810927438 ISBN13: 9780810927438 Contributors: Aymonin, Gerard G.; Barker, Nicolas (Introduction) Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc Published: Apr 1 2000 Pages: 64 Weight: 1.25lbs. Height: 14.50" Width: 10.50" Depth: 0.25" Language: English
Originally published in 1613 by botanist-apothecary Basilius Besler, the Hortus Eystettensis is one of the greatest illustrated botanical books ever created. This work contains 27 full-colour prints, suitable for framing, of subjects including tulips, irises, lemons and artichokes.