Trattato de Semplici, Pietre, et Pesci Marini, che nascono nel lito di Venetia, la maggior parte non conosciuti da Teofrasto, Dioscoride, Plinio, Galeno, & altri Scrittori

DONATI, Antonio

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Place Published: Venice
Publisher: Bertano
Date Published: 1631

Description: Diviso in Due Libri. Illustrated with 32 full-page exquisite copperplate engravings of marine flora. Numerous decorative initials & head/tailpieces throughout. [8], 120 pages. Thin square 8vo, bound in contemporary vellum (binding worn but very sound; some pages have a very pale damp-stain in the upper gutter). Venetia: Appresso Pietro Maria Bertano, 1631. Scarce. Text in Italian.

Comments: Very scarce pre-Linnean natural history. OCLC lists 18 copies including those at Yale, Harvard, & Cambridge. No copies sold at auction in the last 30 years.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: Italian
Type: Books

Book ID: 227331


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By This Author: DONATI, Antonio
By This Publisher: Bertano
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