Published : Germany, circa 1570
Author: Peter Andr. Matthiolis
Size : 37 x 24 cm (14.5 x 9.4 inches)
Colouring : Original Woodcut - handcolored
Almost 500 years old and amazing in detail. This woodcut was handcolored and shows a civet with a discription in German. Yes, a civet is the animal which eats coffee beans and turns them through digestion into the most expensive coffee in the world (Kopi Luwak). It is double sided page (cap16) of Peter Andr. Matthiolis Book of Herbs.
Condition: It is in good antique condition with nice color and light tanning giving it a vintage look.
Please note: The last picture shows the cover of the original book this woodcut comes from.
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