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Epistolarum medicinalium Conradi Gesneri, philosophi et medici Tigurini, libri III. :
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Epistolarum medicinalium Conradi Gesneri, philosophi et medici Tigurini, libri III. : His accesserunt eiusdem Aconiti primi dioscoridis asseueratio & De oxymelitis elleborati utriusq[ue] descriptione & vsu libellus.

Title Variants

Alternative: Epistolarum medicinalium.

Alternative: Epistolarvm medicinalivm Conradi Gesneri, philosophi et medici Tigvrini, libri III.

Related Titles

Related/Analytical: De aconti primi dioscoridis asseveratio.

Related/Analytical: De oxymelitis helleborati utriusque descriptione et usu.

By

Gessner, Conrad, 1516-1565

Wolf, Hans Kaspar, 1532-1601

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

Tiguri [Zurich] :Excudebat Christoph. Frosch.,Anno M.D.LXXVII. [1577]

Notes

The letters in the first work, which were edited by Hans Kaspar Wolf, the author's literary executor, deal with botany, materia medica, and natural history, and are either addressed to eminent physicians and scientists of the day. There are references to Guaiacum, tobacco, and the New World.

Issued with: Conradi Gesneri philosophi et medici tigvrini, De aconita primo dioscoridis, asseueratio. Et eivsdem, De oxymelitis elleborati vtrivsqve descriptione & vsu libellus. Omnia partim nunc primùm, partim verò emendatiora et auctioria, per Casparvm VVolphivm tigurinum medicum in lucem data, on leaves [1]-28], 3rd count, which has separate dated title page with imprint: Anno M.D.LXXVII.

"Conradi Gesneri philosophi et medici tigvrini, De aconita primo dioscoridis, asseueratio", leaves 3 verso-20 verso, 3rd count, has separate caption title and woodcut botanical illustrations.

"Conradi Gesneri philosophi et medici, De vtroqve oxymelite ellaborato, libellus", leaves 21 recto-28 recto, 3rd count, has separate caption title.

Signatures: a⁴ (a1 verso blank) B⁴ A⁴ ²B⁴ C-Z⁴ ²a⁴ b-m⁴ 2A-2G⁴ (2G4 verso blank)

Woodcut printer's devices on title pages; initials.

Arents Tobacco Collection. Tobacco: a catalogue, | II:22.

Verzeichnis der Drucke 16. / 17. Jahrhunderts (VD 16 / VD 17), | G 1719.

Verzeichnis der Drucke 16. / 17. Jahrhunderts (VD 16 / VD 17), | G 1693 (Aconti primi dioscoridis asservatio)

Verzeichnis der Drucke 16. / 17. Jahrhunderts (VD 16 / VD 17), | G 1790 (De oxymelitis helleborati utriusque descriptione et usu)

European Americana, | 577/18.

Text primarily in Latin with some parts and of and some entire letters in Greek.

Subjects

Aconite , Botany , Guaiac , Hellebores , Imprint 1577 , Materia medica , Natural history , Tobacco

Language

Latin

Identifiers

OCLC: 1040595214

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.151756

 

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