The Hague: Sam Broun, 1660. Duodecimo, engraved title page, four wood engraved plates. Early papered boards, old library stamp on verso of title page, an excellent copy contained in a half calf and marbled boards Solander box.
Baldo Angelo Abati was an Italian physician and naturalist who lived in the second half of the sixteenth century. De admirabili Viperae natura, first published in 1589 and with subsequent editions, was the first book devoted exclusively to snakes.
Price: $1,850.00 AU