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Title

  • Historia naturalis Brasiliae : auspicio et beneficio illustriss. I. Mauriti Com. Nassau illius provinciae et maris summi praefecti adornata : in qua non tantum plantae et animalia, sed et indigenarum morbi, ingenia et mores describuntur et iconibus supra quingentas illustrantur

Other Title

  • Historia natvralis Brasiliae

Names

  • Piso, Willem, 1611-1678
  • Laet, Joannes de, 1581-1649
  • Elzevir, Louis, 1604-1670, printer
  • Hackius, Franciscus, active 1638-1664, printer
  • Sulivan, Richard Joseph, 1752-1806, former owner
  • Marggraf, Georg, 1610-1644
  • Smithsonian Institution, former owner
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Jefferson Exhibit Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Lugdun. Batavorum : Apud Franciscum Hackium, et Amstelodami, apud Lud. Elzevirium, 1648.

Headings

  • -  Natural history--Brazil--Early works to 1800
  • -  Medicine--Brazil--Early works to 1800
  • -  Indians of South America--Early works to 1800
  • -  Netherlands--Amsterdam
  • -  Netherlands--Leiden

Notes

  • -  Added t.p. (leaf 2) reads: Guilielmi Pisonis ... De medicina Brasiliensi libri quatuor: I. De aëre, aquis, & locis. II. De morbis endemis. III. De venenatis & antidotis. IV. De facultatibus simplicium. Et Georgi Marcgravi de Leibstad ... Historiae rerum naturalium Brasiliae libri octo: Quorum tres priores aguni de plantis. Quartus de piscibus. Quintus de avibus. Sextus de quadrupedibus & serpentibus. Septimus de insectis. Octavus de ipsa regione, & illius incolis. cum appendice de tapuyis, et Chilensibus Ioannes de Laet ...
  • -  Marggraf's works have special half-title and separate pagination and signatures.
  • -  Engraved t.p.
  • -  Signatures: *⁶ [italic]A-[italic]P⁴ [italic]Q² [dagger]⁴ A-2O⁴ 2P².
  • -  Catalogue of botanical books in the collection of Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt, 244
  • -  Moraes, R.B. de. Bibliographia brasiliana, p. 152-153
  • -  Nissen, C. Botanische Buchillustration, 1533
  • -  Pritzel, G.A. Thesaurus literaturae botanicae omnium gentium (1872-1877 edition), 7157
  • -  Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 63028
  • -  Sowerby, E.M. Catalogue of the library of Thomas Jefferson, 1025
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1433
  • -  Includes index.
  • -  LC copy forms part of the Jefferson Exhibit Collection. Part of the Smithsonian deposit. Stamped in gilt on cover: Ober Rath.
  • -  LC copy has inscription: Ex libris Michaelis Mülleri Ged. Ink stamps of the Smithsonian Institution and Biblioth. Publ. Reg. Stuttg., with its withdrawal stamp.
  • -  Kislak accession no.: 1999.020.00.0001. QH117 .P67 Copy 1 transferred from rare general stacks to the Jefferson Exhibit Collection. he04 2017-09-05
  • -  LAC iak 2018-09-14
  • -  LAC kcc 2018-09-21 review (2 cards)
  • -  LAC ddw 2022-02-16 update (1 card)

Medium

  • [12], 122, [10], 293, [7] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 38 cm (fol.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • QH117 .P67
  • QH117 .P67 Copy 2 Engraved title page and hand-colored illustrations.
  • QH117 .P67 Copy 3 Rosenwald copy. Bookplate of RIchard Joseph Sullivan.
  • QH117 .P67 Copy 5 Decorated paper pastedowns and endpapers. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. Accompanying material laid in.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 06002630

Online Format

  • online text
  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Piso, Willem, Joannes De Laet, Louis Elzevir, Franciscus Hackius, Richard Joseph Sulivan, Georg Marggraf, Former Owner Smithsonian Institution, et al. Historia naturalis Brasiliae: auspicio et beneficio illustriss. I. Mauriti Com. Nassau illius provinciae et maris summi praefecti adornata: in qua non tantum plantae et animalia, sed et indigenarum morbi, ingenia et mores describuntur et iconibus supra quingentas illustrantur. Lugdun. Batavorum: Apud Franciscum Hackium, et Amstelodami, apud Lud. Elzevirium, 1648. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/06002630/.

APA citation style:

Piso, W., Laet, J. D., Elzevir, L., Hackius, F., Sulivan, R. J., Marggraf, G. [...] Jay I. Kislak Collection. (1648) Historia naturalis Brasiliae: auspicio et beneficio illustriss. I. Mauriti Com. Nassau illius provinciae et maris summi praefecti adornata: in qua non tantum plantae et animalia, sed et indigenarum morbi, ingenia et mores describuntur et iconibus supra quingentas illustrantur. Lugdun. Batavorum: Apud Franciscum Hackium, et Amstelodami, apud Lud. Elzevirium. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/06002630/.

MLA citation style:

Piso, Willem, et al. Historia naturalis Brasiliae: auspicio et beneficio illustriss. I. Mauriti Com. Nassau illius provinciae et maris summi praefecti adornata: in qua non tantum plantae et animalia, sed et indigenarum morbi, ingenia et mores describuntur et iconibus supra quingentas illustrantur. Lugdun. Batavorum: Apud Franciscum Hackium, et Amstelodami, apud Lud. Elzevirium, 1648. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/06002630/>.