Erste Ausgabe. – Landwehr, VOC, 603. Nissen 1625. Stafleu/Cowan 9123. De Belder 301: “The ‘Hortus Indicus’ is the first comprehensive flora of the East Indies, containing the first illustrations of a great number of tropical and subtropical plants and fruits. The plates were drawn by M. A. St. Joseph and engraved by B. Stoopendael. They include the Sanskrit, Arabic and Malayalam names of the plants, as well as the Latin.” – Vorderes Innengelenk angebrochen, Spiegel mit Klebespuren, mehrf. gestempelt, etw. fleckig, leicht gebräunt.
Front inner joint cracked, pastedown with traces of glue, stamped several times, somewhat soiled, slightly tanned. – Contemporary vellum (a little soiled, slightly scratched).