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Title Joyfull Nevves out of the Newe Founde Worlde
Reference Arents 24
Collection George Arents Collection
Library New York Public Library
Date 1577
Author(s) Monardes, Nicolás
Place of Publication London
Description A textbook for English physicians and herbalists, it explores the medicinal qualities of various herbs discovered in the West Indies and treats tobacco as a panacea. Includes the first account in English of pipe and cigar smoking.
Document Type Printed Book
Primary Commodity Tobacco
Theme Health and Welfare; Exploration and Discovery; Advertising and Consumption
Keywords botany, flora and fauna
Region Central America and the Caribbean, Europe
Additional Information Alternate title: Joyfull Newes out of the Newe Founde Worlde. Translated from the original by John Frampton. 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. 276-278.
Copyright New York Public Library