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   Schöffer / Schoeffer
   Peter
   P. S. ;
   
   son Ivo continued the printing business at Mainz (1531–55)
   1420 or 1425 c. in Gernsheim
   1502 or 1503
   Mainz
   
   
   studied in Paris, worked as manuscript copyist in 1451 before apprenticing with Johannes Gutenberg & joining Johann Fust (goldsmith, lawyer & printer)
   Germany
   Herbarius Latinus (Mainz 1484, an anonymous incunabula herbal compilation from classical, Arabic, and medieval sources. It contains 150 woodcuts of herbs arranged alphabetically) ; Hortus sanitatis ;
   
   printer Fust ; at least three wood cutters ;
   botanical woodcut ; hand-colouring
   www.haraldfischerverlag.de/hfv/Digital/Herbarius/Bilder/Herb019.jpg ; http://www.irises.org/images/IrisFrom%20HerbariusLatinus1509KingsCollLondon.jpg
   www.haraldfischerverlag.de/hfv/Digital/herbarius.php ; www.med.yale.edu/library/historical-old/herbarius/herbarius.htm
   ADB ; NDB ; Catholic Encyclopedia 1913 ; CD-ROM ed. of Herbarius Latinus in Erlangen 2005 ; Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt: P. S. aus Gernsheim & Mainz (Wiesbaden 2003) ; Robb-Smith 1951: 3 & # 3 ;
   see also the exhibition http://smu.edu/bridwell_tools/specialcollections/schoeffer/schoeffertoc.htm
   64800128
   
   





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