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De miraculis rerum naturalium libri IIII, 1560
(292 words)

Record ID

cp012006

Voet reference number

2084

Museum Plantin-Moretus

c:lvd:1100328

Author

Joannes Baptista PORTA

Title page transcription

[Within woodcut-frame:]
⊕ 10 ‖ DE MIRACV- ‖ LIS RERVM NATVRA- ‖ LIVM LIBRI IIII. ‖ IO. BAPTISTA POR= ‖ TA NEAPOLITANO ‖ AVCTORE. ‖ ANTVERPIAE, ‖ EX OFFICINA CHRISTO- ‖ PHORI PLANTINI: ‖ - ‖ M.D.LX. ‡ CVM GRATIA ‖ ET PRIVILE- ‖ GIO REGIS.

Collation

8⁰ [126]: ¶⁸, A-R⁸; folios [1r-8v], 1r-135v, [136r-v] (Errors: 76-79-78-81-80-81-82)

Fingerprint

Number of sheets

Pages

[1r]: Title
[1v]: Privilege (Brussels, 25 October 1559, signed by Ph. de Lens)
[2r-v]: Philippo regi…Ioan. Baptista Porta Neapolitanus S.D
[3r-4v]: Praefatio auctoris ad lectores (italic type)
[5r-8v]: Index
1r-135r: Text (italic type, parts in roman type)
135v: Haec quod alioqui pagina vacasset addidimus ex Pictorio
[136r]: ANTVERPIÆ, ‖ EXCVDEBAT CHRISTOPHORVS ‖ PLANTINVS KALENDIS ‖ FEBRVARII, ‖ M.D.LX
[136v]: Blank

Edition information

Copies

Museum Plantin-Moretus
- A 128

KBR Royal Library of Belgium

Ghent University Library

Not checked if this or following no.: Cambridge

Franciscan Convent, Hasselt

Utrecht University Library

Vatican Apolstolic Library

Bibliographical references

Not in Reulens-de Backer

Online bibliographical references

Note 1

A (rather superficial) treatise on natural history, in four 'books'.

Note 2

A reprint of the edition in folio published at Naples in 1558 (cf. Brunet, [IV] Column 826; BB, IV, page 726).

Note 3

According to the colophon the printing was finished on 1 February 1560.

Note 4

On 12 March 1560 hundred 'Magia' were shipped to Paris (Arch. 35, folio 110r).

Note 5

Listed in M 296, folio 11Vo (Magia naturalis Jo. Bapt[ist]ae portę Neapolitani, in 8⁰, a⁰ 1560, f[euilles] 18, [price:] stuivers 2½). This entry also can refer to the second edition issued in 1560 (see following no.).

Further reading

Cite this page
“De miraculis rerum naturalium libri IIII, 1560”, in: The Plantin Press Online. Consulted online on 20 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004525863-cp012006>
First published online: 2024



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