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Boodt  (also: Boot), Anselmus Boëtius de (1609)


Boodt (also: Boot), Anselmus Boëtius de (1609)

Boodt (also: Boot), Anselmus Boëtius de (1609)

Anselmi | Boetii De Boodt | Brvgensis Belgæ, | Rvdolphi Secvndi, | Imperatoris Romanorvm, | Personæ Medici, | Gemmarvm Et Lapidvm | Historia, | Qua non solum ortus, natura, vis & precium, sed etiam modus quo exiis, olea, | salia, tincturæ, essentiæ, arcana & magisteria arte chymica | consici possint, oftenditur. | Opvs Principibvs, Medicis, Chy- | micis, Physicis, ac liberalioribus ingeniis vtilissimum. | Cum variis figuris, Indiceq3 duplici & copioso. | [ornament] | Hanoviæ, | Typis Wechelianis apud Claudium Marnium & | heredes Ioannis Aubrii. | [rule] | M. DC. IX.

Collation: 4°: †4 ††4 ††2 A-Z4 Aa-Mm4 Nn2 Oo-Pp4; [2] 3-8 [9-20] 1-294 [16] p. woodcuts in the text, printer’s woodcut device on title and at end.
Some copies have a woodcut portrait and 8 tables (2 folding), in that case the folding tables are bound in the text between pages 2/3 and 6/7

Page size: 210 x 161 mm

Binding: full vellum with earlier leather spine attached (gilt ornaments and lettering on spine)

Provenance: On the inside front cover: bookplate of Theodore Horovitz and label "Horovitz | Joailliers | A | Geneve" as well as a wax seal depicting a dexter hand holding a cross crosslet and under it the text "Per Mare Per Terras"; on the title page manuscript ex libris "Ex Libris ftq Genovesæ parisieni | 1749"

Other editions: 1636, 1647; French translation of the second edition (1644)

References: Schuh 707, Sinkankas 778, Ward & Carozzi 251

Collection: private collection

Boodt (also: Boot), Anselmus Boëtius de (1609)

Boodt (also: Boot), Anselmus Boëtius de (1609)
wax seal on inside front cover


Boodt (also: Boot), Anselmus Boëtius de (1609)
ex libris Theodore Horovitz