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Francesco REDI

REDI. Esperienze intorno a diverse cose naturali.

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Francesco REDI
REDI. Esperienze intorno a diverse cose naturali.
 
REDI, Francesco. Esperienze intorno a diverse cose naturali, e particolarmente a quelle, che ci son portate dall'Inde fatte e scritte in una lettera al A. Chircher.
In Firenze, All'Insegna della Nave, 1671.

4to ,255 x 160, pp. 6, 152 with 6 engraved plates depicting some strange kinds of stones, a plant of black pepper, fennel from China, seeds and leaves of vanilla, and some other natural specimens from the West and East West Indies. Legatura mezza pergamena e cartonato a wide copy with full margins, untrimmed; some browning here and there due to paper quality (heavier on 2 leaves), a light bump in the edge of first leaves, with a few tiny tears, but a genuine,  not sophisticated copy. Title in red and black, with engraved vignette bearing the Medici coat-of-arms, Contemporary ownership entry by Giovanni Nicola Barsanti, from Lucca, author of some small literary works in the 1670-80. 
tue 1 December 2020
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