A first edition of Theatrum Fungorum (1675), for those with money to burn

If you really don’t need that appendectomy, and don’t want that brand-new Honda Civic, why not spend the money on this beautiful old book instead?

This is the lushly illustrated first edition of Frans van Sterbeeck’s Theatrum Fungorum oft het tooneel der Campernoelien of 1675, the first dedicated scientific treatise dealing exclusively with the kingdom of the fungi.  Yours for only $20,300 from Abebooks.

For the rest of us, a scanned copy can be downloaded for free from Google Books.

Theatrum Fungorum

About Christopher May

Chris is a radiologist in private practice in Scottsdale. He is married to Barbara May, with two grown children, Megan and Nick.
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