[Sca-cooks] Hieronymus Bock herbal was elderflower & Currants
t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Sat Jun 7 18:09:53 PDT 2008
> If I am not mistaken, the first edition was published in the mid 16th
> Does anyone know of one of the earlier editions online?
Boch's Kreuter Buch was first published in 1539. The first edition has no
illustrations. The Latin edition of 1552 is supposed to have the most
illustrations. I haven't found any editions on line, so the one you report
is a first in my view. I do know that there are some editions in the
Cornelius J. Hauck Botanical Collection at the Cincinnati Museum Center, but
they aren't webbed.
The first name has appeared as Jerome (or a variant), Hieronymous, and
Hieronymus. The last name has appeared as Boch, Bock, Bosch, and Bos.
Botanical work was also published under the names Hieronymus Targus and
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