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1626 Tabacologia Neander Tobacco Smoking Medicine Alchemy Botany Pharmacy
Lugduni Batavorum : (Elzevir), 1626. - 1626 Tabacologia Neander Tobacco Smoking Medicine Alchemy Botany Pharmacy An extremely rare Elzevier printing of Johannes Neander’s famous treatise on tobacco! Tobacco was highly desirable and coveted throughout Europe for multiple purposes, and Neander was one of the first to clarify and gather all of its purposes into one important work. In ‘Tabacologia,’ Neander discusses the remarkable medicinal properties of tobacco, its power to cure diseases, and its use in surgery for wounds, ulcers, and abscesses. (Macinnes). Other important uses of tobacco included healing headaches, scurvy, arthritis, as well as being an important contributor to alchemy! Printed in 1626, this issue of ‘Tabacologia’ includes nine full-page engravings of tobacco plants, tobacco farming and processing, and styles of smoking pipes. Three of these plates are etching by the famous Dutch painter Moses van Uytenbroeck showing Indians cultivating tobacco plants. These illustrations are considered the earliest illustrations of American tobacco trade! Item number: #2655 Price: $1750 NEANDER, Joannes Tabacologia, hoc est tabaci, seu nicotianæ descriptio medico-cheirurgico-pharmaceutica Lugduni Batavorum : (Elzevir), 1626. Details: • Collation: [36], 257, [5] o 9 leaves of copper engravings o Lacking four prelims o Pages 249 and 253 misnumbered 253 and 257 • References: Willems 257; Goldsmid II, 150; Macinnes, Early English Tobacco Trade, p. 15; • Language: Latin o two leaves in Dutch • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Size: ~9.5in X 7.25in (24cm x 18cm) • We find this extremely rare with selling elsewhere between $6,500-$9,600 Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 2655 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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