Keyword:CLASSICAL STUDIES PRINTING PRINT HISTORY ALDINE PRESS TYPOGRAPHY ALDUS MANUTIUS THEOPHRASTUS PLANTS BOTANY BOTANICAL SCIENCE

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Incunable: Single Leaf from Theophrastus' Peri Phyton Altion [On the Causes of Plants]

By: [Theophrastus]

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Aldus Manutius: 1497

Seller ID: 2173010

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and framed. Slight wrinkle, but overall extremely well-preserved - no tears, stains, chips, or other markings. 1497 Single Sheet. Pages 133/134 of the edition of Peri Phyton Altion, or On the Causes of Plants, printed by Aldus Manutius in 15th century Venice. Theophrastus was a successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic school at the Lyceum, and is often considered the father of botany, though his writings treated a variety of other scientific and philosophical topics. This particular work was influential in Renaissance science: it and his other major work on the subject, Enquiry into Pl... View more info