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L'Histoire des Plantes, traduite de Latin en François: avec leurs pourtraicts ... a laquelle sont adjoustes celles des Simples Aromatiques, Animaux à quatre pieds, Oiseaux, Poissons, Serpens & autres bestes veneineuses, ensembles les Distillations
Paris: Macé, 1584. First edition in French. Linocier's translation of Antoine Du Pinet's Historia plantarum, first published in 1561. Sectional titles for quadrupeds, birds, fish, distillation. Pp. [1]-943, [1, avertissement]; Index Oo-Pp8; Table Qq8, Rr4 [Rr4v is extraict du privilège]. 1 vols. 16mo (111 x 72 mm). Contemporary dark green morocco , spine with author and sectional titles in gilt, a.e.g. Provenance: de Warnecamp (early inscription on title). First edition in French. Linocier's translation of Antoine Du Pinet's Historia plantarum, first published in 1561. Sectional titles for quadrupeds, birds, fish, distillation. Pp. [1]-943, [1, avertissement]; Index Oo-Pp8; Table Qq8, Rr4 [Rr4v is extraict du privilège]. 1 vols. 16mo (111 x 72 mm). There are American palnts metioned herein. The first 2 parts of this compendium,, are translations by Linocier of Antoine du Pinet's Historia Plantarum first published in1561 in Lyon. Pinet (d. 1584) condensed the work of Mattioli to make a very early pocket herbal. Aromatic herbs are drawn from L'Ecluse. Arranged alphabetically, each plant is illustrated in woodcut, named in several languages and described briefly including information on where the plant can be found, and what its "qualities" were. The next 5 parts were added by Linocierand come from Gesner, et al : L'Histoire des Animaux a quatre pieds; L'Histoire des Oyseaux; L'Histoire des Poissons; L'Histoire des Serpens; Entier discours et maniere de distiller les eaux de toutes sortes de plantes, & la vertu qui en provient. Adams D1146 & L-734; European Americana 584/29 (under Du Pinet); Pritzel 2539n; not in Sabin (Florida plant at p. 650)
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