BARLAEUS (CASPAR) Rerum per octennium in Brasilia et alibi gestarum... 1. De Aeribus, aquis & locis in Brasilia. 2. De Arundine saccharifera. 3. De melle silvestri. 4. De radice altili mandihoca,  Kleve, Tobias Silberling, 1660
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BARLAEUS (CASPAR)
Rerum per octennium in Brasilia et alibi gestarum... 1. De Aeribus, aquis & locis in Brasilia. 2. De Arundine saccharifera. 3. De melle silvestri. 4. De radice altili mandihoca, Kleve, Tobias Silberling, 1660
£ 2,000 - 4,000
US$ 2,600 - 5,200

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BARLAEUS (CASPAR) Rerum per octennium in Brasilia et alibi gestarum... 1. De Aeribus, aquis & locis in Brasilia. 2. De Arundine saccharifera. 3. De melle silvestri. 4. De radice altili mandihoca,  Kleve, Tobias Silberling, 1660
BARLAEUS (CASPAR)
Rerum per octennium in Brasilia et alibi gestarum... 1. De Aeribus, aquis & locis in Brasilia. 2. De Arundine saccharifera. 3. De melle silvestri. 4. De radice altili mandihoca, additional engraved title, portrait, and armorial dedication plate, 3 folding maps, 5 folding views, one engraved plate of the eclipse lacks final blank (V44), portrait with loss to lower blank margin, light ink spots on blank verso of dedication leaf, dampstains to plates,trace of worming at lower gutter margin of opening few leaves, paperflaw to pp.255/56 resulting in small loss of a few letters of side-note, modern vellum [Borba de Moraes, p.78-79; Sabin 3409], 8vo, Kleve, Tobias Silberling, 1660

Footnotes

  • A copy of the "small Barlaeus", first published by Blaeu as a folio in 1647. The present second Latin edition contains four added treatises on the climate and medicinal plants of Brazil by Guglielmo Piso, who sailed to Recife in 1638 as Prince Maurice's personal physician.

    Provenance: ?T.G. Tirius, ink ownership inscription in blank margin of additional title.
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