Rerum medicarum Novae Hispaniae thesaurus, seu, Plantarum animalium mineralium Mexicanorum historia


Rerum medicarum Novae Hispaniae thesaurus, seu, Plantarum animalium mineralium Mexicanorum historia

Title Variants

Alternative: Plantarum animalium mineralium Mexicanorum historia

Alternative: Rervm medicarvm Novae Hispaniae thesavrvs

Uniform: Rerum medicarum Novae Hispaniae thesaurus


Hernández, Francisco, 1517-1587 , Historiae animalium et mineralium Novae Hispaniae liber unicus.

Cesi, Federico, 1585-1630 , Phytosophicae tabulae.
Colonna, Fabio, 1567-1650
Deversin, Biagio, active 1650-1666
Faber, Johannes, 1574-1629
Greuter, Johann Friedrich, 1590-1662
Hernández, Francisco, 1517-1587
Mascardi, Vitale.
Masotti, Zenobio, fl 1663-1671
Recchi, Nardo Antonio.
Terentius, Joannes, 1576-1630




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Romae, Ex typographeio Vitalis Mascardi, MDCXXXXXI [1651]


First published Rome : Jac. Mascardi, 1628/1630. Second ed. published by Vitale Mascardi in 1648/1649 with engraved title by Johann Friedrich Greuter. Present copy may be from Deversini & Masotti's reissue of 450 copies of the 1628/30 ed., with date on Greuter's title altered to 1651; it retains imprimatur dated 1628 (p. [902]) in addition to that dated 1651 (recto of 3rd leaf). Some reissue copies have letterpress title: Nova plantarum animalium et mineralium Mexicanorum historia / a Francisco Hernandez ... primum compilata, dein a Nardo Antonio Reccho in volumen digesta ; a Io. Terentio, Io. Fabro, et Fabio Columna ... notis & additionibus ... illustrata ; cui demum accessere, aliquot ex principis Federici Caesii frontispiciis Theatri naturalis Phytosophicae tabulae ... For all see Nissen.

Following main text is Fernádez's Historiae animalium et mineralium Nouae Hispaniae liber unicus, separately paged 1-90 (caption title).

Plates comprise engraved title and 4 engraved single-page ill. In-text woodcut ill. throughout main text. Woodcut initials.

Signatures: pi² a-b² [superscript chi]b c D² A-2P 2Q(±2Q1, 2) 2P-4K 4L², ²A-M.

Errata, p. [16], first sequence of pagination.

Includes indexes.

Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustration, | 1908a


17th century , Early works to 1800 , Engravings , Italy , Materia medica , Mexico , Natural history , Pre-Linnean works , Woodcuts




DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.53514


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