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Lot nr:720
Book nr:35448
Author:PLINIUS Secundus
Title:Historiae mundi libri XXXVII. Opus omni...
Town:Francoforti ad Moen.
Publisher:impensis Feyerabendt
Year:1599
Description:In-f, [36] + 904 + [48] + [146] pp. Woodcut printer's mark on title page and on last page. Some text pages heavily browned. With an extended index. Contemporary vellum binding, slightly soiled
Note:"One of the great source books of antiquity" (Stillwell), an encyclopedia of natural history in 37 books dating from the 1st century A.D., first published in 1469 and frequently reprinted. Edited by Jacques Dalechamps (1513-1588), a naturalist. Dalechamps set out to write a general history of all known plants, Historiae generalis plantarum, though he did not complete that work. Ref. Adams P-1584
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