MONARDES (NICOLAS) Joyfull Newes Out the New World, Where in Are Declared the Rare and Singular Vertues of Divers and Sundrie Herbs, Trees, Oyles, Plants & Stones, with Their Application, aswell to the Use of Phisicke, as Chirurgy, 1580
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MONARDES (NICOLAS) Joyfull Newes Out the New World, Where in Are Declared the Rare and Singular Vertues of Divers and Sundrie Herbs, Trees, Oyles, Plants & Stones, with Their Application, aswell to the Use of Phisicke, as Chirurgy, 1580
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[MONARDES (NICOLAS)
Joyfull Newes Out the New World, Where in Are Declared the Rare and Singular Vertues of Divers and Sundrie Herbs, Trees, Oyles, Plants & Stones, with Their Application, aswell to the Use of Phisicke, as Chirurgy, first edition, translated by John Frampton, black letter, several woodcut illustrations, lacks general title, dedication leaf (both provided in facsimile on old paper), leaf f4 and final 12 leaves of text, blank lower fore-corner of 7 leaves repaired, ninteteenth calf gilt, extremities rubbed [STC 18006; cf. Garrison & Morton 1817, French edition; Sabin 49945; Alden 580/51], small 4to, [William Norton, 1580]

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  • "First treatise on Central American drugs, and for many years the most important work on the medicinal plants of the New World" (Garrison-Morton).
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