6015. Belon's Plurimarum singularium 1589

PLANTIN PRESS. BELON (BELLONIUS), PIERRE (PETRUS). Plurimarum singularium & memorabilium rerum in Graecia, Asia, Aegypto, Iudeae, Arabia, aliis´q. exteris prouinciis ab ipso conspectarum obseruationes, tribus libris expressae. Carolus Clvsivs Atrebas è Gallicis Latinas faciebat. Antverpiae (ex officina Christophori Plantini) 1589.

8vo. (16), 1-495, (1 blank) pp. Title with woodcut printer's device, 43 woodcuts in text, of which 7 full page.
Contemporary vellum, somewhat worn and spotted, spine with faded manuscript title, red edges. Old signature on title of E. Guhr (also on inside of upper cover). Some minor dampstaining, 2 leaves harder, minor foxing. Old annotation on first endpaper. Another old signature on inside of upper cover.

Nissen: ZBI, 305. First Latin edition.
Pierre Belon (1517-1564), French explorer, naturalist, writer and diplomat.