About this Item: , With engraved title and numerous woodcut illustrations throughout the text. Contemporary goatskin, rubbed, small repair to back cover, rebacked with preserved original title label. Book label Coward College Library.
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Some minor staining, some marginal water staining at end. The first four parts on tropical medicine were originally published in entitled "De medicina indorum lib.
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This edition has additional two parts on Asian fauna and flora, supplied with a large number of woodcuts of animals. Parts two and six contain descriptions of tea and tea culture. Borba de Moraes Landwehr Nissen Willems Seller Inventory More information about this seller Contact this seller 1. Published by Amsterdam, Elzevir From: Sanderus Antiquariaat Gent, Belgium. About this Item: Amsterdam, Elzevir, Condition: Very Good.
Amsterdam, Elzevir, Second edition, revised and enlarged, folio x mm.
This work includes De medicina brasiliensi by Piso and Historia rerum naturalium brasiliae including chapters on the natural history of Chile by Georg Marcgraf The work details the native uses of plants and animals for illnesses and provides the most extensive documentation of Brazilian flora and fauna in the seventeenth century. This is an extensively revised and enlarged second edition of Piso's Historia naturalis brasiliae with a new chapter by Piso on aromatic plants, and further chapters by Jacob Bontius, and approximately additional woodcuts.
The woodcuts include depictions of birds, animals, fish, plants, trees and reptiles.
Piso was the first person to separate yaws a contagious tropical skin disease from syphilis and introduced the shrub ipecacuanha into Europe which was used as an emetic, diaphoretic and purgative. More information about this seller Contact this seller 2.
de Indiae Utriusque Re Naturali Et Medica Libri Quatuordecim by Willem Piso
Folio: , [i. Historia Naturalis Brasiliae? Medicina Brasiliensi? Historiae Rerum Naturalium Brasiliae?
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The work is illustrated with over woodcuts of the native plants and animals of South America. For this edition, Piso who disliked Laet? Historiae Naturalis et Medicinae Indiae Orientalis? Mantissa Aromatica? Borba de Moraes p. The Dutch pharmacist and botanist Piso,? DSB X, p. Sumptuously printed by Elzevir, it is one of the beautiful Dutch works on Braziliana.
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An excellent, clean copy internally with only the slightest bit of fraying to the fore-margin of the engraved title page not affecting the image , a small, very light stain to the blank margin of three leaves, and a tiny hole not affecting the text in one leaf. A handsome copy complete with the engraved title page. Seller Inventory D. More information about this seller Contact this seller 3.
Engraved title-page, woodcut illustrations and diagrams of fish, birds, plants, insects, and animals [Cleveland Collections count], woodcut tail-pieces and initials engraved title-page nearly detached, without final blank at end of the first work, occasional spotting, some light browning. Willem Piso in particular distinguished himself as an investigative medical pioneer, and became one of the earliest northern European authorities on tropical medicine.
These chapters include detailed descriptions of endemic regional diseases and the plant-based remedies Native Americans used to treat them. Piso wrote one discrete section of the work devoted entirely to medicinal plants, and another focusing on venoms, venomous animals and native antidotes. A decade later, in , Piso published a new edition of Historia Naturalis Brasiliae under his name alone. The revised version ran to.
Ironically, though Historia Naturalis Brasiliae significantly furthered the dissemination of plant remedies and healing knowledge from Brazil to northern Europe, its success had little impact on continental Portugal. Staff Directory Governance Donate.
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