Conrad Gesner

SOULE, H. B. D., Translator.
San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1937. Illustrated with woodcuts by Hans Leonhard Schaufelin, illustrated initials by Dorothy Grover.
One of 325 copies.
tan, orange and brown designed boards, tan cloth spine lettered in orange. Spine very slightly browned, endpapers lightly foxed, occasional light foxing throughout, else fine.

On the Admiration of Mountains, the prefatory letter addressed to Jacob Avienus, Physician, in Gesner's pamphlet On Milk and Substances Prepared From Milk, first printed at Zurich in 1543. A description of the Riven Mountain, commonly called Mount Pilatus, addressed to J. Chrysostome Huber, originally printed with another work of Gesner's at Zurich in 1555. [GB 273].

Price: $225.00
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