Item #048519 Opera Quae Extant Omni: Hoc est, Commentarii in VI. Libros Pedacii Disocoridis Anazarbei de Medica Materia. Pietro Andrea Mattioli.
Opera Quae Extant Omni: Hoc est, Commentarii in VI. Libros Pedacii Disocoridis Anazarbei de Medica Materia
Opera Quae Extant Omni: Hoc est, Commentarii in VI. Libros Pedacii Disocoridis Anazarbei de Medica Materia
Opera Quae Extant Omni: Hoc est, Commentarii in VI. Libros Pedacii Disocoridis Anazarbei de Medica Materia
Opera Quae Extant Omni: Hoc est, Commentarii in VI. Libros Pedacii Disocoridis Anazarbei de Medica Materia
Opera Quae Extant Omni: Hoc est, Commentarii in VI. Libros Pedacii Disocoridis Anazarbei de Medica Materia
Opera Quae Extant Omni: Hoc est, Commentarii in VI. Libros Pedacii Disocoridis Anazarbei de Medica Materia

Opera Quae Extant Omni: Hoc est, Commentarii in VI. Libros Pedacii Disocoridis Anazarbei de Medica Materia

Frankfurt: Nicolai Bassaei, 1598.

First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Item #048519

Contemporary alum-tawed pigskin with rolled decoration in panels. Some staining and wear to binding, corners bumped and worn, lacking clasps, but still an attractive example. Title and author penned to spine. Some general browning, scattered light dampstains, old notes to endpapers and in a few spots in the margins, minor worming, short tears in a few spots, mostly in the margin. Some hand coloring here and there, mostly to the leaves. (117), 1027, (1, blank), (22, Index); 236, (6, index) pp.

The first editin of Mattioli's collected works illustrated with hundreds of woodcuts of plants, animals, and other illustrations. Mattioli (1501-1577) was an accomplished physician (personal physician of Ferdinand II and Maximillian II) and an important naturalist. The first edition of his commentaries on Dioscorides appeared in 1544 and included 100 newly described plants. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Botany; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 048519.

Price: $5,500.00