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Boodt (also: Boot), Anselmus Boëtius de, with Laet, Johannes (also Joannes) De, (1647)


Boodt (also: Boot), Anselmus Boëtius de, Gemmarum et Lapidum Historia, 1647







Gemmarum | Et | Lapidum | Historia. | Quam | Olim edidit Anselmus Boetius de Boot, | Brugensis, Rudolphi II. Impera- | toris Medicus. | Postea | Adrianus Tollius, Lugd.-Bat., M. D., | recensuit; figuris melioribus, & Commentariis | pluribus illustravit, & Indice auxit multo | locupletiore.| Tertia Editio longe purgatissima. Cui accedunt Ioan- | Nis de Laet, Antvverpiani, De Gemmis & La- | pidibus libri II. Et Theophrasti li- | ber De Lapidibus, Gr. & Lat. cum | brevibus notis | [ornament] | Lugduni Batavorum, | Ex Officina Ioannis Maire, | M D C XLVII
Title page to De Laet's work reads: Ioannis De Laet | Antvverpiani | De | Gemmis | Et | Lapidibus | Libri Duo | Quibus praemittitur | Theophrasti | Liber De Lapidibus | Graece & Latine | Cum | Brevibus Annotationibus. | [ornament] | Lugduni Batavorum, | Ex Officina Ioannis Maire, | M D c xLvII.


Collation: 8°: (?)4 A-Oo8 Pp3 *-****8 A-N8 O4; [8] 1-576 [22] [16] [32] 1-210 [6] p.; 2 folding tables

Plates: many woodcuts in the text

Page size: 111 x 178 mm

Binding: contemporary full vellum with fading manuscript title on spine

Provenance: F.B. Van Coppenole (manuscript note on inside cover). François-Bernard van Coppenole (1777-1824), was surgeon at Ghent. His collection of mostly 17th- and 18th-century medicine, natural history, and science books was auctioned (3395 lots of books) in 1824

Other editions: First edition (1609); second edition (1636); French translation of the second edition (1644)

References: Schuh 709; Sinkankas 781; Ward & Carozzi 253

Collection: private collection



Boodt (also: Boot), Anselmus Boëtius de, Gemmarum et Lapidum Historia, 1647

Boodt (also: Boot), Anselmus Boëtius de, Gemmarum et Lapidum Historia, 1647