17th century advertising print for tobacco #3

Crown atop plants (tobacco?).

Language is Latin, but hard to decode.

virtue coroner’ = ‘virtue crown’

tabaccus et erba regina vocor’ = ‘Tobacco and called Queen’s herb

podiboniti petrus pihlp galaseus incompara__Odore vendit’ = ‘…Peter…incomparable perfume seller

Undated, but style suggests pre-1700.

Laid paper.

Rust spots near top.

9.5 x 14 cm (W x H)


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