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Commentario Secundo Aucti, in Libros Sex Pedacii Dioscoridis Anazarbei De Medica Materia by  Pietro Andrea Matthioli - Hardcover - 2nd Edition - 1558 - from Minotavros Books (SKU: 001487)

Commentario Secundo Aucti, in Libros Sex Pedacii Dioscoridis Anazarbei De Medica Materia

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Commentario Secundo Aucti, in Libros Sex Pedacii Dioscoridis Anazarbei De Medica Materia

by Matthioli, Pietro Andrea

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Venice: Officina Erasmiana, Apud Vincentium Valgrisium, 1558. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio. Bound with: Apologia Adversus Amathum Lusitanum cum Censura in Eiusdem Enarrationes. Venice: Ex Officina Erasmiana, Vindentii Valgrisii, 1558. Contemporary pigskin binding, with title lettered on spine. With custom slipcase. Book I (Commentario Secundo Aucti): [cxx], 776 p.p. Handsomely illustrated with 703 woodcut illustrations of plants and animal figures. Includes 133 extra woodcuts than were previously issued in the first Venice edition in 1554.; Book II (Apologia): [8] 9-50 p.p. Pietro Andrea Gregorio Mattioli [1501-1577] was an Italian physician and botanist, who was doctor to Archduke Ferdinand I and Emperor Maximilian II. He helped advanced understanding of medical botany and contributed to knowledge of the medicinal properties of plants. In his Commentaries, Mattioli expanded on and identified plants not mentioned in Dioscorides Materia Medica. This second edition was the first to include a woodcut of a mummy. Bookplate of Joan McIlrath on front pastedown. Early ownership signature on title page. Matching watermarks on front and rear fly-leaf. Wear to front joint, tips. Small chip to top left corner of rear board. Light foxing, some very sporadic stains to leaves. Otherwise clean, in very good condition with fine woodcuts.

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Bookseller Inventory #
001487
Title
Commentario Secundo Aucti, in Libros Sex Pedacii Dioscoridis Anazarbei De Medica Materia
Author
Matthioli, Pietro Andrea
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
2nd Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Officina Erasmiana, Apud Vincentium Valgrisium
Place of Publication
Venice
Date published
1558
Keywords
Herbal, Materia Medica, Medicine, Herbology, Tinctures, Plants, Medical History, Herbalism, Botany, Natural History
Bookseller catalogs
Medicine; Nature and Biodiversity; Natural History;

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