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Record title

Nova reperta.

Call numbers

RB/F468

Record identifier

74VKar4dMOjA

Nova reperta.

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VKar4dMOjA

Nova reperta.

Full title

Nova reperta.

Publisher

[Antwerp?] : [P. Galle?], [approximately 1591?]

Call Numbers

RB/F468

Record Identifier

74VKar4dMOjA

Language

Latin

Formats

Physical Description

Contents

1 volume (20 leaves of plates) : all illustrations ; 29 x 36 cm. Nova reperta (title leaf) -- 1. America -- 2. Lapis polaris, magnes -- 3. Puluis pyrius -- 4. Impressio librorum -- 5. Horologia ferrea -- 6. Hyacum, et lues venerea -- 7. Distillatio -- 8. Ser, siue sericus vermis -- 9. Staphae, siue...

Content type

still image

text

Media type

unmediated

Carrier type

volume

Publication information

Publisher

[Antwerp?] : [P. Galle?], [approximately 1591?]

More information

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Summary

'Nova Reperta' is a catalogue of inventions and discoveries in the ‘modern world’. Stradanus sketched the 20 images in collaboration with his patron Luigi Alamanni between 1588 and 1589. It is believed that initially only nine illustrations were commissioned along with the title page which references the first nine inventions along with a cartouche...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Nova reperta.

NOTES

General note

Engraved title leaf and 19 numbered prints illustrating new inventions and discoveries.

Engravings signed: Ioan. Stradanus invent. (title leaf, plates 1-19); Phls. Galle excud. (plates 2-17, 19); Ioan. Collaert sculp. (plates 15, 17-18); C. de Mallery excu. (plates 1, 18); Theodor Galle sculp. (plate 1).

Citation / References Note

Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 92666

Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 92667

Additional physical form availability note

Online at the State Library of NSW.

Language note

Text in Latin.

Exhibitions

Exhibited in: "Kill or Cure? A Taste of Medicine", State Library of New South Wales, 30 July 2022 - 22 January 2023. NSL

Date Published

[approximately 1591?]

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

RB/F468

Record Identifier

74VKar4dMOjA

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VKar4dMOjA

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

DDC

769.496

MMS ID

991024445829002626

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