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Digital Image File Name: 
46233
Source Call Number: 
245- 323f
Source Creator: 
Fuchs, Leonhart, 1501-1566.
Source Title: 
De historia stirpium ...
Source Created or Published: 
[1542]
Physical Description: 
p.803 herbatri (heartsease)
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Fuchs, Leonhart, 1501-1566.
Title (Hamnet): 
De historia stirpium commentarij insignes maximis impensis et uigilijs elaborati : adiectis earundem uiuis plusquam quingentis imaginibus, nunquam antea ad naturae imitationem artificiosius effictis & expressis. Leonharto Fuchsio medico hac nostra aetate longè clarissimo, autore ; regiones peregrinas pleriq[ue] alij alis sumptu ingenti studio indefesso nec sine discrimine uitae nonnunquam, adierunt, ut simplicium materiae cognoscendae facultatem compararent sibi, eam tibi materiam uniuersam summo & impensarum & temporis compendio, procul discrimine omni, tanquam in uiuo iucundissimoq[ue] uiridario, magna cum uoluptate, hinc cognoscere licebit ; accessit ijs succincta admodum uocum difficilium & obscurarum passim in hoc opere occurrentium explicatio ; unà cum quadruplici indice, quorum primus quidem stirpium nomenclaturas graecas, alter latinas, tertius officinis seplasiariorum & herbarijs usitatas, quartus germanicas continebit.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
Basileae :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
In officina Isingriniana,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
anno Christi MDXLII [1542]
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[28], 896, [4] p. : ill., ports. ; 37 cm. (fol.)
Subject (Hamnet): 
Herbals -- Switzerland -- Basel -- 1542.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Medicinal plants -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Annotations (Provenance) -- 16th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Botany -- Pre-Linnean works.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Printing privileges (Publishing) -- Switzerland -- Basel -- 1542.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Dingley, Henry, 1524-1589, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Füllmaurer, Heinrich, ill.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Massey, Mary P., former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Meyer, Albrecht, ill.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Speckle, Veit Rudolph, printmaker.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Isingrin, M. (Michael), 1500-1557, printer.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Folger copy 245-316f reclassified from 45f RAB 05.14.2003
Notes (Hamnet): 
Woodcut portraits: Fuchs on t.p. verso; the artists (Heinricus Ful̈lmaurer and Albertus Meyer) and the engraver (Vitus Rodolph[us] Speckle) on leaf 3f5.
Notes (Hamnet): 
"Cautum praeterea est inuictissimi Caroli Imperatoris decreto, ne quis alius impunè usquam locorum hos De stirpium historia commentarios excudat, iuxta tenorem priuilegij antè à nobis euulgati."
Notes (Hamnet): 
Errata: leaf 3f5v.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Folger copy (245-316f): in early mottled calf with a frame of blind fillets, rebacked; edges sprinkled red; final blank? leaf lacking; several illustrations with plant names in ms. according to the Linnean system. Bookplate: Mary P. Massey.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Folger copy (245-323f): Imperfect: leaves [alpha]1, A1, B4, B5, E2, E5-F3, G3, H3, I5, P6, Q1, V1, Z2, l4, z3, 2d4, 2n1, 2x2, 3c5, 3f5-3f6 lacking. Many leaves cropped affecting text.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Folger copy (245-323f): in old calf; rebacked; inserted ms. index and another ms. leaf in a contemporary hand; three ms. leaves in a contemporary hand at end; ms. notes throughout; hand colored woodcuts. Henry Dingley copy with his annotations recording more than 25 plants observed on the banks of the Avon during Shakespeare's childhood.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Folger copy 245-323f reclassified from 46f RAB 05.14.2003
Notes (Hamnet): 
Includes index.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: [alpha]⁶ [beta]⁸ A-Z⁶ a-3f⁶.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Woodcuts: full page illustrations of plants; devices; initials.
Citations (Hamnet): 
Pritzel 3138
Citations (Hamnet): 
Adams F1099
Citations (Hamnet): 
Hunt botanical cat., 48
Citations (Hamnet): 
Nissen, C. Botanische Buchillustration (2. Aufl.), 658
Call Number (Hamnet): 
245- 323f