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Matthiae de L'Obel medici insulanj, sereniss. inuictiss. Iacobi. I. Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, Hyberniae Regis botanographi, siue plantarum historiæ physicæ, tam indigenarum Britanniæ inquilinarum, quam exoticarum scriptoris, in G. Rondelletii inclytæ Monspeliensis scholæ medicæ professoris quondam Regij cancellarij celeberrimi methodicam pharmaceuticam officinam animaduersiones, quibus deprauata mutilata ex authoris mente corriguntur restaurantur. Accesserunt auctaria, in antidotaria vulgata censurae beneuolæ, dilucidæ simplicium medicamentorum explicationes, aduersariorumque volumen, eorumq´[ue] pars altera illustramenta, quibus ambigua enodantur. Cum Ludouici Myrei pharmacopolæ reginej paragraphis vtiliss. Contenta reliqua suis locis designantur.

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    SR - OS - 97.7/LOB

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    [8], 156, [4]; [12], 455, [1], 456-549, [2] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 2°.

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General note: In part a reply to: Rondelet, Guillaume. Dispensatorium; seu Pharmacopolarum officina. "Dilucidae simplicium medicamenorum [sic] explicationes, stirpium aduersaria" has separate pagination, register, and title page dated "1605. Idibus Aprilis". It is a reissue, with cancel title page (printed as N7 of part 1), of: Pena, Pierre and Matthias de L'Obel. Stirpiu adversaria nova, perfacilis vestigatio. With slips bearing text and illustrations tipped in at pp. 10, 32, 80, and 150 of second pagination sequence. With slips bearing illustrations pasted down on pp. 252 and 400 of second sequence. Includes indexes. The last leaf is blank. Signatures: [par.]4 A-M6 N8; 3*²(3*1+*4) ²A-2Z6. Formerly STC 16650. Lacks tipped-in slip at p. 80 (all others present); some brown staining, slightly affecting text; some MS. ink underlining UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 19595.5 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1974. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640: 1354:4). Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1998. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books; Tract supplement ; E1:2(Harl. 5921[169])). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink signature on tp. foredge: "E. Lowder"; bookseller's label inside front board: "William Wesley Son, Essex Street, Strand, London"; donation plate of Worthing Public Library: "presented by Col. E.W. Margesson, C.M.G."; Worthing Library bookstamp on flyleaf verso dated August 1936; purchased July 2000 from Michael Phelps of Cowfold, West Sussex UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Half-vellum with ink title details (illegible) on spine, marbled paper boards UK-SuSCL