Simon Paulli: Flora Danica. Det er: Dansk Urtebog. Cph: Melchiore Martzan 48. 2 vols. (text and plates). With engraved frontispiece, portrait and 4 plates depicting the four seasons. Contains 240 woodcuts of wild plants, printed at Plantin's press (with the printer's device). In vol. I mounted in an autograph note signed by Simon Paulli (gift to FP from the Danish pharmacist Sven-Erik Sanderman-Olsen, 1992). Engraved frontispiece mounted on new paper, title page repaired. Vol. I bound in 18th century full calf with gilt spine. Vol. II bound in nice full calf with gilt spine (Flemming Pedersen - Leif Hagel Olsen). Both vols. with red edges. (2)
Literature: Birkelund # 50; Thesaurus # 589, Nissen BBI: 1497.
Provenance: Flemming Erik Pedersen (1931–2020).