DELLA PORTA Giovanni Battista (1535-1615)

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PHYTOGNOMONICA IO. BAPTISTAE PORTAE NEAP. OCTO LIBRIS CONTENTA. IN QUIBUS NOVA, FACILLIMAQUE ASSERTUR METHODUS, QUA PLANTARUM, ANIMALIUM METALLORUM, RERUM DENIQUE; OMNIUM EX PRIMA EXTIMAE FACIEI INSPECTIONE QUIVIS ABDITAS VIRES ASSEQUATUR.

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  • Author:

    DELLA PORTA Giovanni Battista (1535-1615)

  • Title:

    PHYTOGNOMONICA IO. BAPTISTAE PORTAE NEAP. OCTO LIBRIS CONTENTA. IN QUIBUS NOVA, FACILLIMAQUE ASSERTUR METHODUS, QUA PLANTARUM, ANIMALIUM METALLORUM, RERUM DENIQUE; OMNIUM EX PRIMA EXTIMAE FACIEI INSPECTIONE QUIVIS ABDITAS VIRES ASSEQUATUR.

  • Place: NEAPOLI
  • Publisher: HORATIUM SALVIANUM
  • Data: 1588
  • Format: In-folio (mm 290x200)
  • Comparison bibliographic: Cfr. Adams, P, 1938; Hunt, 158; Mortimer, 399; Nissen, BBI, 463; Norman, 1724

Price: € 3.400,00



Product's description

Sixteenth century calf (spine with professional repairs). 302, (22) including
engraved allegorical title and author portrait on verso, 32 large woodcut and
numerous initials and headpieces.
FIRST EDITION, earliest issue with the title dated 1588 (many others with 1589)
with the index which is often lacking in more than half the copies existing. The
first work to classify plants according to natural habit and as such offering an
important pre-Linnean taxonomy. The central part and last few leaves browned.
Adams, P, 1938; Hunt, 158; Nissen, BBI 463; Norman, 1724.

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