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The Resource C. Plinii Secundi Naturalis histori[a]e libri xxxvij, e castigatio[n]ibus Hermolai Barbari ac codicis i[n] Alemania impressi q[uam] eme[n]datissime editi : addito indice q[uae] copiosissimo figurisq[ue] ad singulorum librorum materiam aptissimis

C. Plinii Secundi Naturalis histori[a]e libri xxxvij, e castigatio[n]ibus Hermolai Barbari ac codicis i[n] Alemania impressi q[uam] eme[n]datissime editi : addito indice q[uae] copiosissimo figurisq[ue] ad singulorum librorum materiam aptissimis

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C. Plinii Secundi Naturalis histori[a]e libri xxxvij
Title
C. Plinii Secundi Naturalis histori[a]e libri xxxvij
Statement of responsibility
e castigatio[n]ibus Hermolai Barbari ac codicis i[n] Alemania impressi q[uam] eme[n]datissime editi : addito indice q[uae] copiosissimo figurisq[ue] ad singulorum librorum materiam aptissimis
Title variation
Naturalis historiae libri xxxvij
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Contributor
Donor
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Subject
Genre
Language
lat
Member of
Cataloging source
MNU
Citation location within source
  • P-1559
  • 13167
  • p. 526
  • 5117
  • 3687
  • 5764
Citation source
  • Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries
  • Isaac, F.S. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum
  • Short-title catalogue of books printed in Italy and of Italian books printed in other countries from 1465 to 1600 now in the British Museum
  • Catalogue of printed books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library
  • Catalogue of sixteenth century printed books in the National Library of Medicine
  • Sander, M. Livre à figures italien depuis 1467 jusqu’à 1530
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
C. Plinii Secundi Naturalis histori[a]e libri xxxvij, e castigatio[n]ibus Hermolai Barbari ac codicis i[n] Alemania impressi q[uam] eme[n]datissime editi : addito indice q[uae] copiosissimo figurisq[ue] ad singulorum librorum materiam aptissimis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Illustrated edition. of Pliny's Natural history, the greatest encyclopedia of knowledge of the natural world in the classical era, dealing with many fields, including mathematics, physics, geography, astronomy, medicine, physiology, zoology, botany, and geology
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: aa8 bb6 a-z8 &8 [con]8 [rum]10 A10
  • Woodcuts: title within four-piece compartmentalized historiated border; Sessa's cat-and-mouse device beneath title, initialed "M.S."; another smaller Sessa device below colophon on verso of last leaf of text (orb and cross on a black background, with initials "M.S"); large white-vine initials on black criblé background; smaller white-on-black floriated initials; 37 illustrations (81 x 74 mm. or smaller), one at the head of each book, including maps of Europe and Africa, and a drawing of Pliny seated at a desk, writing his book, surrounded by a king (with crown), and eight other men (Book 1); recto of leaf aa3 contains a reproduction of the tombstone inscription of Pliny's parents. Three woodcuts are signed with the symbol of a column (Books 7 and 25), or a column surmounted by a star (Book 26). Cf. Essling for complete description of woodcuts
  • Title-page printed in red and black, in gothic and roman type; printed marginal notes and line numbers
Dimensions
32 cm. (fol.)
Extent
[14], CCXIX, [1] leaves (last leaf blank)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy bound with: a 2-part index to Pliny's work, compiled by Joannes Camers: Prima pars Plyniani Indicis / editi per Ioa[n]ne[m] Camerte[m] Minoritanu[m] Sacr[a]e Theologi[a]e Doc. : i[n] qua (tabell[a]e pict[a]e instar) mira l[ite]ra[rum] [con]nexione [dicuntur] ea o[mn]ia geographi[am] pr[a]eter (na[m] ha[e]c amplectit[ur] pars altera) qu[a]e toto Plyniano volumi[n]e [con]tinent[ur]; [72] unnumbered leaves, with separate t.p. in red and black. Some of the woodcuts are lightly hand-colored. Modern vellum binding; gold-stamped spine title "Plinius Naturalis historie"; edges stained blue. Extensive marginal annotations in a single early hand. Gift of Joan Palevsky, 1999.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts), 3 maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36147134
  • ucoclc36147134
Label
C. Plinii Secundi Naturalis histori[a]e libri xxxvij, e castigatio[n]ibus Hermolai Barbari ac codicis i[n] Alemania impressi q[uam] eme[n]datissime editi : addito indice q[uae] copiosissimo figurisq[ue] ad singulorum librorum materiam aptissimis
Publication
Note
  • Illustrated edition. of Pliny's Natural history, the greatest encyclopedia of knowledge of the natural world in the classical era, dealing with many fields, including mathematics, physics, geography, astronomy, medicine, physiology, zoology, botany, and geology
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Signatures: aa8 bb6 a-z8 &8 [con]8 [rum]10 A10
  • Woodcuts: title within four-piece compartmentalized historiated border; Sessa's cat-and-mouse device beneath title, initialed "M.S."; another smaller Sessa device below colophon on verso of last leaf of text (orb and cross on a black background, with initials "M.S"); large white-vine initials on black criblé background; smaller white-on-black floriated initials; 37 illustrations (81 x 74 mm. or smaller), one at the head of each book, including maps of Europe and Africa, and a drawing of Pliny seated at a desk, writing his book, surrounded by a king (with crown), and eight other men (Book 1); recto of leaf aa3 contains a reproduction of the tombstone inscription of Pliny's parents. Three woodcuts are signed with the symbol of a column (Books 7 and 25), or a column surmounted by a star (Book 26). Cf. Essling for complete description of woodcuts
  • Title-page printed in red and black, in gothic and roman type; printed marginal notes and line numbers
Dimensions
32 cm. (fol.)
Extent
[14], CCXIX, [1] leaves (last leaf blank)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy bound with: a 2-part index to Pliny's work, compiled by Joannes Camers: Prima pars Plyniani Indicis / editi per Ioa[n]ne[m] Camerte[m] Minoritanu[m] Sacr[a]e Theologi[a]e Doc. : i[n] qua (tabell[a]e pict[a]e instar) mira l[ite]ra[rum] [con]nexione [dicuntur] ea o[mn]ia geographi[am] pr[a]eter (na[m] ha[e]c amplectit[ur] pars altera) qu[a]e toto Plyniano volumi[n]e [con]tinent[ur]; [72] unnumbered leaves, with separate t.p. in red and black. Some of the woodcuts are lightly hand-colored. Modern vellum binding; gold-stamped spine title "Plinius Naturalis historie"; edges stained blue. Extensive marginal annotations in a single early hand. Gift of Joan Palevsky, 1999.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts), 3 maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36147134
  • ucoclc36147134

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