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Introduction to the SIL Incunabula CollectionExplore the Incunabula CollectionVisit the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology

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Author: Theophrastus
Short Title: Inquiry into plants. Latin (1483)
Title: Theophrasti De Historia plantarum liber primus[-decimus] / per Theodorum Gazam in Latinum ex Craeco [i.e. Graeco] sermone versus. [Theophrasti De causis planta[rum] liber I[-VI]]
Imprint: Treviso: Per Bartholomaeum Confalonerium de Salodio, anno Domini 1483 die XX Februari.
Comments and Notes:
Inquiry into plants. Latin
Caption titles from leaf A4 verso and leaf a1 recto. Caption title (leaf A2 recto) reads: Theodori Graeci Thessalonicensis ad Nicolaum Quintum Pont. Max. "First Latin edition" --Osler. Edited by Giorgio Merula; translated from the Greek by Theodoros Gazes. Imprint from colophon (leaf k6 recto). Leaves printed on both sides; 41 lines per page. Signatures: A-H8 I-L6 a8 b6 c-h8 i-k6. The first leaf (A1) is blank. Guide-letters; spaces for initials; side-notes. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner. Bound in old quarter-leather over bevelled wooden boards; raised bands; repaired clasps; all edges red. Inked at foot of volume: Theophrasti De arb.
Smithsonian Call Number: QK41 .T39 L1483
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIT00155000-B
T-0155