accidental endpaper composition (detail)
ex Julii Pontederae Pisani and Guilielmum Sherardum. Compendium Tabularum Botanicarum. Patavii [Padua], 1718
Bavarian State Library copy, digitized February 3, 2010
William Sherard (1659-1728 *). See also the more colorful entry in Chalmers’s General Biographical Dictionary (1816) here, where we learn that Sherard was consul in Smyrna in the years 1702-1718.
Giulio Pontedera (1688-1757 *).
One thing led to another.