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Mattioli, Pietro Andrea.

Published by [Vincent Valgrisi,] [1568]., [Venice:] (1568)

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About this Item: [Vincent Valgrisi,] [1568]., [Venice:], 1568. Page 315/16, recto with large illustration of Iberide (Iberis plant), fine impression, verso is text, minor edge wear to outer margins, tiny bit of worming at corners, no real affect, suitable for framing. Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501-1577), Italian doctor and the most successful botanical writer in sixteenth-century-Europe. His masterpiece was his translation and commentary of the Greek botanist Dioscorides, that he constantly emended keeping it up to date with new medical plants and numerous detailed woodcuts. Our print is from the first major edition of the Grand Mattioli edited by Valgrisi, considered one of the most accurate and last edited directly by the author. Illustrations designed by Giorgio Liberale of Udine. Seller Inventory # 15522

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Mattioli, Pietro Andrea.

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About this Item: [Vincent Valgrisi,] [1568]., [Venice:], 1568. Page 1181/82, recto shows Naval of Venus plant, recto shows Cymbalaria, minor edge wear to outer margins, light crease, small stain at lower inner margin, still very nice and fine impressions, suitable for framing. Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501-1577), Italian doctor and the most successful botanical writer in sixteenth-century-Europe. His masterpiece was his translation and commentary of the Greek botanist Dioscorides, that he constantly emended keeping it up to date with new medical plants and numerous detailed woodcuts. Our print is from the first major edition of the Grand Mattioli edited by Valgrisi, considered one of the most accurate and last edited directly by the author. Illustrations designed by Giorgio Liberale of Udine. Seller Inventory # 15523

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Mattioli, Pietro Andrea.

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About this Item: [Vincent Valgrisi,] [1568]., [Venice:], 1568. Page 41-42, recto shows Asarina plant, fine impression, verso is text, very minor edge wear to outer margins Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501-1577), Italian doctor and the most successful botanical writer in sixteenth-century-Europe. His masterpiece was his translation and commentary of the Greek botanist Dioscorides, that he constantly emended keeping it up to date with new medical plants and numerous detailed woodcuts. Our print is from the first major edition of the Grand Mattioli edited by Valgrisi, considered one of the most accurate and last edited directly by the author. Illustrations designed by Giorgio Liberale of Udine. Seller Inventory # 15524

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Mattioli, Pietro Andrea.

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About this Item: [Vincent Valgrisi,] [1568]., [Venice:], 1568. Page 709-10, recto shows text, verso shows large illustration of acanthus plant, fine impression, minor wear to outer margin edges, tiny stain at top, suitable for framing. Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501-1577), Italian doctor and the most successful botanical writer in sixteenth-century-Europe. His masterpiece was his translation and commentary of the Greek botanist Dioscorides, that he constantly emended keeping it up to date with new medical plants and numerous detailed woodcuts. Our print is from the first major edition of the Grand Mattioli edited by Valgrisi, considered one of the most accurate and last edited directly by the author. Illustrations designed by Giorgio Liberale of Udine. Seller Inventory # 15527

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Mattioli, Pietro Andrea.

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About this Item: [Vincent Valgrisi,] [1568]., [Venice:], 1568. Page1171-27, recto shows text, verso shows large illustration of alsine plant, fine impression, suitable for framing. Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501-1577), Italian doctor and the most successful botanical writer in sixteenth-century-Europe. His masterpiece was his translation and commentary of the Greek botanist Dioscorides, that he constantly emended keeping it up to date with new medical plants and numerous detailed woodcuts. Our print is from the first major edition of the Grand Mattioli edited by Valgrisi, considered one of the most accurate and last edited directly by the author. Illustrations designed by Giorgio Liberale of Udine. Seller Inventory # 15529

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Di Pedacio Dioscoride - Mattioli - original: Mattioli, Pietro Andrea.

Mattioli, Pietro Andrea.

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About this Item: [Vincent Valgrisi,] [1568]., [Venice:], 1568. Page 1183-84, recto shows large illustration of Ortica Prima, verso shows Ortica Seconda (both, Stinging needle plant), minor wear to outer edges, few tiny light stains, still excellent and suitable for framing. Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501-1577), Italian doctor and the most successful botanical writer in sixteenth-century-Europe. His masterpiece was his translation and commentary of the Greek botanist Dioscorides, that he constantly emended keeping it up to date with new medical plants and numerous detailed woodcuts. Our print is from the first major edition of the Grand Mattioli edited by Valgrisi, considered one of the most accurate and last edited directly by the author. Illustrations designed by Giorgio Liberale of Udine. Seller Inventory # 15530

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Mattioli, Pietro Andrea.

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About this Item: [Vincent Valgrisi,] [1568]., [Venice:], 1568. Page 371-72, recto shows text, verso shows illustration of cicadas insect, minor wear to outer edge margins, still very nice, suitable for framing. Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501-1577), Italian doctor and the most successful botanical writer in sixteenth-century-Europe. His masterpiece was his translation and commentary of the Greek botanist Dioscorides, that he constantly emended keeping it up to date with new medical plants and numerous detailed woodcuts. Our print is from the first major edition of the Grand Mattioli edited by Valgrisi, considered one of the most accurate and last edited directly by the author. Illustrations designed by Giorgio Liberale of Udine. Seller Inventory # 15526

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Mattioli, Pietro Andrea.

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About this Item: [Vincent Valgrisi,] [1568]., [Venice:], 1568. Page 357-58, recto shows large illustration of a toad, verso shows two illustrations of fish, torpedo fish and picarel fish, minor edge wear to outer margins, but of foxing, still excellent, suitable for framing. Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501-1577), Italian doctor and the most successful botanical writer in sixteenth-century-Europe. His masterpiece was his translation and commentary of the Greek botanist Dioscorides, that he constantly emended keeping it up to date with new medical plants and numerous detailed woodcuts. Our print is from the first major edition of the Grand Mattioli edited by Valgrisi, considered one of the most accurate and last edited directly by the author. Illustrations designed by Giorgio Liberale of Udine. Seller Inventory # 15531

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Mattioli, Pietro Andrea.

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About this Item: [Vincent Valgrisi,] [1568]., [Venice:], 1568. Page 245/46, recto is text, verso is large illustration of Melagrano (pomegranate bush), fine impression. Very minor edge wear at outer margins, suitable for framing. A very desirable print due to popularity of pomegranates. Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501-1577), Italian doctor and the most successful botanical writer in sixteenth-century-Europe. His masterpiece was his translation and commentary of the Greek botanist Dioscorides, that he constantly emended keeping it up to date with new medical plants and numerous detailed woodcuts. Our print is from the first major edition of the Grand Mattioli edited by Valgrisi, considered one of the most accurate and last edited directly by the author. Illustrations designed by Giorgio Liberale of Udine. Seller Inventory # 15520

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Mattioli, Pietro Andrea.

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About this Item: [Vincent Valgrisi,] [1568]., [Venice:], 1568. Page 313-14, recto shows text, verso shows large illustration of an avocado plant, fine impression, minor edge wear to outer margins, minor worm-track at lower part of leaf (see pic), no affect, suitable for framing. One of the more desirable leaves due to popularity of avocados. Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501-1577), Italian doctor and the most successful botanical writer in sixteenth-century-Europe. His masterpiece was his translation and commentary of the Greek botanist Dioscorides, that he constantly emended keeping it up to date with new medical plants and numerous detailed woodcuts. Our print is from the first major edition of the Grand Mattioli edited by Valgrisi, considered one of the most accurate and last edited directly by the author. Illustrations designed by Giorgio Liberale of Udine. Seller Inventory # 15525

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Mattioli, Pietro Andrea.

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About this Item: [Vincent Valgrisi,] [1568]., [Venice:], 1568. Page 719-20, recto shows text, verso shows large illustration of aloe vera plant, fine impression, minor edge wear to outer margins, an excellent piece and one highly desirable due to popularity of the aloe plant, suitable for framing. Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501-1577), Italian doctor and the most successful botanical writer in sixteenth-century-Europe. His masterpiece was his translation and commentary of the Greek botanist Dioscorides, that he constantly emended keeping it up to date with new medical plants and numerous detailed woodcuts. Our print is from the first major edition of the Grand Mattioli edited by Valgrisi, considered one of the most accurate and last edited directly by the author. Illustrations designed by Giorgio Liberale of Udine. Seller Inventory # 15528

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Matthioli, Pietro Andrea, (Mattioli).

Published by Lyon, A'lescu de Milan par gabriel cottier (1561)

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About this Item: Lyon, A'lescu de Milan par gabriel cottier, 1561. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Folio [9 X 13 inches], old, nearly black, calf. [64], 538, [50] pp. Each page has several small Botanical woodcuts, uncolored. Opening leaves slightly foxed, partial and lightly damp staining towards end. First edition in French. [Nissen Botany 1312]. This work was intended for daily use by physicians. The book is cased in a brown cloth, felt lined clam shell case with a paper label on the spine of clam shell. Seller Inventory # 3507

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Commentarii denuo aucti in libros sex Pedacii: Pietro Andrea Mattioli;

Pietro Andrea Mattioli; Petrus Matthiolus

Published by Lyon: Gabriel Coterius (1563)

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About this Item: Lyon: Gabriel Coterius, 1563. Hardcover. Condition: Good. First Edition. Bound in old gilt ruled calf. Rebacked, with original spine retained. 4to, 25 cm. Wood cut printer's devices, as well as botanical illustrations throughout the text. Collated: [55], 837, [2], 69, [3]. Mattioli's Apologia is bound at the end and has a separate title, dated 1562, and pagination. Mattioli (1501-1577) was a Siennese doctor and naturalist. His Commentarii described more than one hundred new plants and contributed to the development of medical botany. This, his most important work, was first printed in 1544 in Italian, 1554 in Latin, French in 1561, Czech in 1562, and in German in 1563. The wood cuts in his work were accurate and standardized enough to allow for easy identification. While nominally a commentary on the work of the botanist Dioscordies, Mattioli significantly expanded the work by adding major new contributions. He relied in part on the contributions of the Turkish diplomat, Buscecq, his doctor, Quakelbeen, and the famed botanist, Luca Ghini, who founded the botanical garden in Pisa. In this work, Mattioli significantly provided the first known observation of a tomato being grown and eaten in Italy. He states that the tomato is fried in oil with salt and pepper. A description that was dutiful copied (and not doubt prepared) by a multitude of later authors. McCue, George Allen. "The History of the Use of the Tomato: An Annotated Bibliography." Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (Missouri Botanical Garden Press) 39, no. 4 (November 1952): 291-2. Provenance: Kenneth K. Mackenzie, Horticultural Society of New York (bookplate and blindstamp); Robert de Belder; Ladislaus von Hoffmann (An Important Botanical Library Part II, Christie's New York, 5 June, 1997, part of lot 265). Ref: Adams D-670. Baudrier IV, p. 73; Nissen BBI 1305. Seller Inventory # 1806290062

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About this Item: Guillaume Rouille, Lyon, 1572. RARE FIRST FRENCH EDITION of a 16th-century treatise in botany, where the author - Pietro Andrea Gregorio Mattioli (Matthiolus) (1501-1577), a renowned doctor and naturalist, described 100 new plants and coordinated the medical botany of his time in his Discorsi ("Commentaries") on the Materia Medica of Dioscorides. The first edition of Mattioli's work appeared in 1544 in Italian. There were several later editions in Italian and translations into Latin (Venice,1554), Czech, (Prague,1562), German (Prague, 1563) and the present lavishly illustrated French edition (Lyon,1572). 385x250mm. 138+819+22 pages (altogether 973 pages). Marbled rebound board Hardcover with brown leather ribbed gilt spine. Cover scratched and worn. Cover and spine rubbed. stained and partly peeled. Cover edges, corners, spine edges and hinges worn/peeling. Spine gilt partly faded or missing. Small hole on front whitepage. Title page repaired - text partly missing. First few pages bottom corner repaired - text partly missing on several pages. Page 108/109 slightly torn with small damage to text. Page 239/240 bottom half taped - text readable. Several pages stained due to pressed flower - text readable. Few pages slightly stained and/or age-stained - no damage to text. Text block upper edge slightly stained. Pages yellowing and slightly wavy. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare profusely illustrated 16th-century treatise in botany has suffered some damage, but is still in good reading condition. PLEASE NOTE: This item is overweight. We may ask for extra shipping costs. The book is in : French. Seller Inventory # MC 01 12

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1579 Mattioli HERBAL Illustrated Botany Materia Medica: Pietro Andrea Mattioli;

Pietro Andrea Mattioli; Jean Des Moulins

Published by A Lyon : Par Guill. Rouille., M.D. LXXIX [1579] (1579)

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About this Item: A Lyon : Par Guill. Rouille., M.D. LXXIX [1579], 1579. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 1579 Mattioli HERBAL Illustrated Botany Materia Medica Medicine Dioscorides VERY RARE & Filled w/ Exquisite Botanical Woodcuts! Pietro Andrea Gregorio Mattioli (1501 1577) was a doctor, botanist, and naturalist born in Siena. Pietro Andrea Mattioli was a renowned botanist and physician. He published a translation of De Materia Medica into Italian in 1544 and ten years later published a work in Latin with all the plants of Dioscorides and woodcut illustrations. His main claim to fame was his commentaries on the 'Materia medica' of Dioscorides, the fame of which eventually brought him successive appointments as physician to the Archduke Ferdinand I and the Emperor Maximilian II'. Extremely rare with no other example of this edition for sale worldwide Main author: Pietro Andrea Mattioli; Jean Des Moulins Title: Commentaires de M. Pierre Andre Matthiole medecin senois, sur les six livres de Ped. Dioscor. Anazarbeen de la matiere medicinale : avec certaines tables medicinales, tant des qualites & vertus des simples medicamens, que des remedes pour toutes maladies qui peuuent auenir au corps humain, comme aussi des sentences, mots, & matieres traictees esdicts Commentaires Published: A Lyon : Par Guill. Rouille., M.D. LXXIX [1579] Language: French Notes & contents: New William Rust edition, French edition, translated by Jean Des Moulins Filled with hundreds of woodcut engravings; botanical and terrestrial animals, scenes of life, and landscapes + decorative initials Collated as: [136], 852, [28] o Lacking title page, otherwise complete o Signatures: a-k6, l8, A-Zz6, AA-CCC6, DDD8 Bibliographical reference: Nissen, BBI, 1312-1313. FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all 852 pages; plus indexes Publisher: A Lyon : Par Guill. Rouille., M.D. LXXIX [1579] Size: ~15in X 10in (38.5cm x 25cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. $3500 Photos available upon request. Seller Inventory # ABE-1482607587295

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Kreutterbuch. Jetzt widerumb mit viel schönen neuwen: MATTIOLI, Pietro Andrea.

About this Item: Frankfurt, S. Feyerabend, P. Fischer u. H. Dack, 1586. Folio. 8 nn. Bl., 460 num. Bl., 38 nn. Bl. (letztes weiß). Mit breiter figürlicher Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre nach Jost Amman, etwa 1000 Pflanzenholzschnitten (meist nach Conrad Gessner) im Text u. 1 Druckermarke am Ende. Pergament mit Blindprägung, monogrammiert und datiert MVB 1589, und gepunztem Schnitt (unter Verwendung alten Materials neu eingebunden, Rücken u. Vorsätze erneuert, etwas fleckig u. bestoßen, ohne Schließen). Erste in Frankfurt am Main gedruckte Ausgabe, zweite deutsche. Die erste deutsche Ausgabe war, noch nicht von Camerarius herausgegeben, 1563 in Prag erschienen. Das Kräuterbuch ist Matthiolus' schönstes Werk, ganz im Geist der Renaissance unter Rückgriff vor allem auf Dioskurides verfaßt. Mit Matthiolus "wurden alle früheren Werke für die Gelehrten überflüssig und als überlebt beiseite gelegt" (Heilmann). Camerarius verwandte für seine sorgfältige Edition, die bis 1626 fünfmal wieder aufgelegt wurde, überwiegend die Holzschnitte und Zeichnungen aus dem botanischen Nachlaß von Conrad Gessner. Wie kein anderer brachte der Systematiker Gessner in seinen schönen, genauen Pflanzendarstellungen das Naturbewußtsein am Beginn der Neuzeit zum Ausdruck. Weitere Abbildungen wurden "den kleineren Figuren der Valgrisi-Ausgabe nachgeschnitten" (Nissen) bzw. gehen auf die Prager Ausgabe zurück. Am Ende über "Distillier und Brennöfen" mit sieben Textholzschnitten. - VD 16, M 1614; Nissen, BBI 1311; Pritzel 5990; Durling 3019; Schreiber, Kräuterbücher 50; Heilmann 262-263 (mit Abb.). - Gebräunt u. stellenw. stock- oder wasserfleckig. Titel u. letzte Blätter fleckig u. mit Randläsuren. Num. Bl. 56 in der oberen Ecke mit großem Tintenfleck (ca. 10 : 12 cm). Einige Registerbl. mit Ein- und Ausrissen (diese fachgerecht hinterlegt, dabei kein Textverlust). Wenige hs. Marginalien, das weiße Schlußbl. verso mit Stempel "Printed in Germany". Seller Inventory # 635747

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Compendium De Plantis Omnibus, Una Cum Earum: MATTHIOLI, (MATTHIOLUS, MATTIOLI),

MATTHIOLI, (MATTHIOLUS, MATTIOLI), PIETRO ANDREA.

Published by In Officina Valgrisiana, Venecia (1571)

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About this Item: In Officina Valgrisiana, Venecia, 1571. Piel De Época Grabada. Condition: Muy bueno. Primera edición. Portada grabada - 7 hojas - 921 pp. todas ilustradas con los grabados de las plantas descritas y 7 hojas, la última con un grabado en el reverso. Perfecto ejemplar con una encuadernación de época en piel grabada. Lomera con nervios. Cortes pintados. Size: 21,5 x 16,5 Cm. Seller Inventory # 014646

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Commentarii secundo aucti, in libros sex Pedacii: MATTIOLI, Pietro Andrea

MATTIOLI, Pietro Andrea (1500-1577).

Published by Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1560. (1560)

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About this Item: Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1560., 1560. 2 parts in one volume, folio (12 4/8 x 8 2/8 inches). Woodcut printer's device on title-pages and at end, numerous woodcut illustrations in the text (some waterstains). Contemporary vellum over thin paste-boards, yapp fore-edges (front free endpaper torn with loss, rubbed, a few small stains). Provenance: 19th-century ink library stamp on front paste-down. Third Latin edition of an extensively illustrated edition of Mattioli's commentary on Dioscorides's "De Materia Medica", first published by Valgrisi in 1554. As usual, this edition is bound with Mattioli's "Apologia adversus Amathum Lusitanum," published by Valgrisi in 1559. Mattioli was a doctor and naturalist born in Siena. He received his MD at the University of Padua in 1523, and subsequently practiced the profession in Siena, Rome, Trento and Gorizia, becoming personal doctor of Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria in Prague and Ambras Castle and Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor in Vienna. A careful student of botany, he described 100 new plants and coordinated the medical botany of his time in his "Discorsi" ("Commentaries") on the "Materia Medica" of Dioscorides. The first edition of Mattioli's work appeared in 1544 in Italian. The commentary quickly became 'an encyclopedia of Renaissance pharmacology' (cf. Stillwell, Awakening of Science 450) and in 1565 Mattioli augmented it considerably with fuller notes. There were several later editions in Italian and translations into Latin (Venice, 1554), Czech, (Prague, 1562), German (Prague, 1563) and French. In addition to identifying the plants originally described by Dioscorides, Mattioli added descriptions of some plants not in Dioscorides and not of any known medical use, thus marking a transition from to the study of plants as a field of medicine to a study of interest in its own right. In addition, the woodcuts in Mattioli's work were of a high standard, allowing recognition of the plant even when the text was obscure. A noteworthy inclusion is an early variety of tomato, the first documented example of the vegetable being grown and eaten in Europe. Incidentally Mattioli described the first case of cat allergy. His patient was so sensitive to cats that if he was sent into a room with a cat he reacted with agitation, sweating and pallor. Adams D-669; Nissen BBI 1305; Stafleu and Cowan TL2 III, p. 372. Catalogued by Kate Hunter. Seller Inventory # 72lib352

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