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Title Dilucidae Simplicium Medicamenorum
Reference Arents 74
Collection George Arents Collection
Library New York Public Library
Date 1605
Author(s) L'Obel, Matthias de; Pena, Pierre
Place of Publication London
Description Details hundreds of varieties of plant, and argues that medicine and botany must be based on thorough, exact observation.
Document Type Printed Book
Language Latin
Primary Commodity Tobacco
Sub-commodity Opium
Theme Cultivation; Health and Welfare
Keywords raw material, botany, flora and fauna
Region Europe
Additional Information Includes the first illustration of Nicotiana Tabacum. For more information on this title, see: Tobacco: Its History. Illustrated by The Books, Manuscripts and Engravings in the Library of George Arents Jr, Together with an Introductory Essay, Glossary and Bibliographic Notes. Volume One: 1507-1615, p. 418-420.
Copyright New York Public Library