Mattioli, Pietro Andrea


[Compendium de plantis omnibus].

De plantis epitome utilissima, Petri Andreae Matthioli, senensis, medici excellentissimi, &c..

Novis iconibus et descriptionibus pluribus nunc primum diligenter aucta, a D. Joachimo Camerario. . .; accessit catalogus plantarum, quae in hoc compendio continentur, exactiss. Francofurti ad Moenum: Sigmund Feyerabend, 1586. First editing by Camerarius of the author's Compendium de plantis omnibus (Venice: Valgrisi, 1571). The German STC assigns responsibility to Sigmund Feyerabend, the Hunt Botanical Catalogue to Johnann Feyerabend. "Iter Baldi civitatis Veronae montis" by F. Calzolari, with separate t.p.: p. [1]- [17] (4th group). Another issue (?), described in the Hunt Botanical Catalogue (no. 153), has t.p. with more lengthy other title information, including mention of Calzolari's work. Signatures Q and R bound in reverse order. References: BM STC German, 1455-1600; Hunt 153 (variant).

The manuscript annotations throughout are in at least two hands. This 1536 edition of PAT-71 includes the section on the plants of Monte Baldo, missing from PAT-71.  This section on Monte Baldo does not have any illustrations and is written in essay form, rather than individual plant entries as are found in the main work.

Subjects: Botany--Pre-Linnean works; Medicine--Early works to 1800; Italy


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