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Auction archive: Lot number 236

ORTA, Garcia de (c. 1500-1568). Due libri dell'historia de i semplici, aromati, et altre cose; che vengono portate dall'Indie Orientali pertinenti all'vso della medicina. Venice: F. Ziletti, 1582.

Estimate
US$1,500 - US$2,000
Price realised:
US$1,000
Auction archive: Lot number 236

ORTA, Garcia de (c. 1500-1568). Due libri dell'historia de i semplici, aromati, et altre cose; che vengono portate dall'Indie Orientali pertinenti all'vso della medicina. Venice: F. Ziletti, 1582.

Estimate
US$1,500 - US$2,000
Price realised:
US$1,000
Beschreibung:

ORTA, Garcia de (c. 1500-1568). Due libri dell'historia de i semplici, aromati, et altre cose; che vengono portate dall'Indie Orientali pertinenti all'vso della medicina. Venice: F. Ziletti, 1582. The first Italian edition of an important early work treating of medicinal plants, including tobacco, from the East Indies and America. The 1576 edition which precedes it was only an abridgement. Palau 99519; Sabin 57668. 2 parts in one, octavo (180 x 119mm). Woodcut device on titles, 28 woodcuts in the text (lower margin of title renewed, L1 sprung, browned, a few occasional rustholes affecting letters). 18th-century vellum (some soiling). Provenance : Cornelius J. Hauck (1893-1967).

Auction archive: Lot number 236
Auction:
Datum:
5 Dec 2017
Auction house:
Christie's
New York
Beschreibung:

ORTA, Garcia de (c. 1500-1568). Due libri dell'historia de i semplici, aromati, et altre cose; che vengono portate dall'Indie Orientali pertinenti all'vso della medicina. Venice: F. Ziletti, 1582. The first Italian edition of an important early work treating of medicinal plants, including tobacco, from the East Indies and America. The 1576 edition which precedes it was only an abridgement. Palau 99519; Sabin 57668. 2 parts in one, octavo (180 x 119mm). Woodcut device on titles, 28 woodcuts in the text (lower margin of title renewed, L1 sprung, browned, a few occasional rustholes affecting letters). 18th-century vellum (some soiling). Provenance : Cornelius J. Hauck (1893-1967).

Auction archive: Lot number 236
Auction:
Datum:
5 Dec 2017
Auction house:
Christie's
New York
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