1626 · Leiden
by Neander, Joannes
Leiden: Elzevir, 1626. Second Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Contemporary vellum worn and darkened but intact, with engraved title and 9 plates but lacking the author portrait frontis. Modest browning, heavier in spots, light dampstain in bottom corner of first 35 or so pages and the plates in that section, just about very good overall and with the first depictions of tobacco harvest in the New World. (36), 256, (3)pp with rear but not initial blank.
Neander's treatise lauded the medical uses of tobacco but warned of possible abuse. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Medicine & Health; Americana. Inventory No: 047802.
(Inventory #: 047802)