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MATTIOLI, PIETRO ANDREA. Commentarii secundo aucti, in libros sex Padacii Dioscoridis Anazarbei de medica materia. Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1558. Two parts in one, folio, 311 x 211 mm., contemporary blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards, brass clasps; some mostly marginal pale dampstaining or spotting. Second Latin edition (the first was published in 1554), containing 133 new woodcuts and including the Apologia for the first time. Adams D-667; Nissen BBI 1305; NLM/Durling 3009.
Provenance: "Ex Bibliotheca Can: Reg: ad Sturm Florianum," early inscription on title -- small undecipherable stamp on title -- Kenneth K. Mackenzie; Horticultural Society of New York, bookplate.
"Ex Bibliotheca Can: Reg: ad Sturm Florianum," early inscription on title -- small undecipherable stamp on title -- Kenneth K. Mackenzie; Horticultural Society of New York, bookplate -- Robert de Belder.
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