Ferrante Imperato, 1599

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Ferrante Imperato, 1599
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Title: Dell'historia naturale / di Ferrante Imperato ... Libri XXVIII. Nella qvale ordinatamente si tratta della diuersa condition di miniere, e pietre. Con alcune historie di piante, ed animali; sin'hora non date in luce.

Author: Imperato, Ferrante, 1550-1625.

Imprint: Napoli : C. Vitale, 1599.

Physical description: 12 unnumbered leaves, 791 pages, double plate : woodcuts (one double-page), illustrations ; (folio)

Source: Wellcome Library, shelfmark  D  3393/D; system no.: b12953945. License: CC BY 4.0. From https://wellcomeimages.org/indexplus/image/L0072645.html

Digitalcopy of complete work: https://archive.org/details/gri_c00033125008260594

 

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Title: Historia naturale di Ferrante Imperato napolitano nella quale ordinatamente si tratta della diversa condition di minere, pietre pretiose, ed altre curiosità. Con varie historie di piante, ed animali, sin'hora non date in luce / [Ferrante Imperato].

Imprint: Venetia : Presso Combi, & la Noù, 1672.

Edition: In questa seconda impressione aggiontoui da Gio. Maria Ferro spetiale alla sanità alcune annotationi alle piante nel libro vigesimo ottavo ...

Physical description: 8 unnumbered pages, 696 pages, 8 unnumbered pages, 1 unnumbered folded leaf of plates (engr.) : title page in red & black with engr. vignette, woodcuts, illustrations ; (folio); engraved t.p. vignette; ca. 125 woodcuts, copies of those in the original ed., depicting minerals and rocks, marine organisms, plants, snakes and insects

Signatures: [cross]⁴ A-3M⁶, a⁴

Source: Wellcome Library, shelfmark  C  29926/C/1; System no. b13064290; License: CC BY 4.0. From https://wellcomeimages.org/indexplus/image/L0000088.html.

Commentary. In reproducing the engraving for the 1672 edition, the image has been inverted