The New Herbal
Written by Leonhart Fuchs in 1543, this expansive catalog features a vast variety of plants from all over the world. The book contains more than 500 different species and is a fascinating insight for any lover of plants, history or art. Each plant is documented in an essay of its features, origins and medicinal qualities accompanied by illustrations created by Fuchs. This reprint is an copy of the original that has survived for over 450 years.