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Amoenitatum exoticarum politico-physico-medicarum fasciculi V : quibus continentur variae relationes, observationes & descriptiones rerum Persicarum & ulterioris Asiae : multâ attentione in peregrinationibus per universum orientem collectae / ab auctore Engelberto Kaempfero, D

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Author:
Kaempfer, Engelbert 1651-1716  Search this
Printer:
Meyer, Heinrich Wilhelm 1657-1722  Search this
Ill:
Marot, Daniel 1661-1752  Search this
Engraver:
Gole, Jacob 1660?-1737?  Search this
Brandshagen, F. W.  Search this
Former owner:
Bement, Myron DSI  Search this
Smith, Katharine Dennis DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[20], 912, [32] p., [16] folded leaves of plates : ill. (engravings, woodcuts), maps ; 23 cm. (4to)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Pre-Linnean works
Place:
Japan
Iran
Asia
Date:
1712
Notes:
Title printed in red and black.
Added engraved half title signed: D. Marot inv., T. Gole sculp.; many of the engraved plates are signed: F.W. Brandshagen.
Engraved title vignette; woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces.
"Inscriptio Persepolitana"--Plate facing p. 332.
"Tabula hydrographica Sinus Persici"--Plate facing p. 764.
Signatures: pi² [a]² b⁴ c² A-6C⁴.
Errata: p. [30]-[32], last count.
Includes index.
Nissen, C. Botanische Buchillustration, no. 1018
Pritzel (2nd ed.), no. 4564
Hunt botanical cat., no. 427
Also available online.
SCNHRB has two copies.
SCNHRB c. 1 (39088016456063) bound in red library buckram, title in gilt on spine, marbled edges.
SCNHRB c. 2 (39088016456105) trimmed, affecting imprint.
SCNHRB c. 2 has ink bibliographical note on front paste-down.
SCNHRB c. 2 stamped on front paste-down: Myron Bement and Katharine Dennis Smith.
SCNHRB c. 2 bound in blue library buckram, title in gilt within black leather spine label; measures 21 cm.
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Contents:
I. Relationes de aulae persicae statu hodierno -- II. Relationes & observationes historico-physicas de rebus variis -- III. Observationes physico-medicas curiosas -- IV. Relationes botanico-historicas de Palma dactylifera, in Perside crescente -- V. Plantarum japonicarum, quas regnum peragranti solum natale conspiciendas objecit, nomina & characteres sinicos; intermixtis, pro specimine, quarundam plenis descriptionibus, unà cum iconibus
Topic:
Date palm  Search this
Botany  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS7 .K34 1712
DS7.K4X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_114267