1626 Tabacologia Neander Tobacco Smoking Medicine Alchemy Botany Pharmacy

NEANDER, Joannes

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An extremely rare Elzevier printing of Johannes Neander’s famous treatise on tobacco! Tobacco was highly desirable and coveted throughout Europe for multiple purposes, and Neander was one of the first to clarify and gather all of its purposes into one important work. In ‘Tabacologia,’ Neander discusses the remarkable medicinal properties of tobacco, its power to cure diseases, and its use in surgery for wounds, ulcers, and abscesses. (Macinnes). Other important uses of tobacco included healing headaches, scurvy, arthritis, as well as being an important contributor to alchemy!

 

Printed in 1626, this issue of ‘Tabacologia’ includes nine full-page engravings of tobacco plants, tobacco farming and processing, and styles of smoking pipes. Three of these plates are etching by the famous Dutch painter Moses van Uytenbroeck showing Indians cultivating tobacco plants. These illustrations are considered the earliest illustrations of American tobacco trade!

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1626 Tabacologia Neander Tobacco Smoking Medicine Alchemy Botany Pharmacy

 

An extremely rare Elzevier printing of Johannes Neander’s famous treatise on tobacco! Tobacco was highly desirable and coveted throughout Europe for multiple purposes, and Neander was one of the first to clarify and gather all of its purposes into one important work. In ‘Tabacologia,’ Neander discusses the remarkable medicinal properties of tobacco, its power to cure diseases, and its use in surgery for wounds, ulcers, and abscesses. (Macinnes). Other important uses of tobacco included healing headaches, scurvy, arthritis, as well as being an important contributor to alchemy!

 

Printed in 1626, this issue of ‘Tabacologia’ includes nine full-page engravings of tobacco plants, tobacco farming and processing, and styles of smoking pipes. Three of these plates are etching by the famous Dutch painter Moses van Uytenbroeck showing Indians cultivating tobacco plants. These illustrations are considered the earliest illustrations of American tobacco trade!

 

Item number: #2655

Price: $1750

 

NEANDER, Joannes

 

Tabacologia, hoc est tabaci, seu nicotianæ descriptio medico-cheirurgico-pharmaceutica

 

Lugduni Batavorum : (Elzevir), 1626.

 

Details:

  • Collation: [36], 257, [5]
    • 9 leaves of copper engravings
    • Lacking four prelims
    • Pages 249 and 253 misnumbered 253 and 257
  • References: Willems 257; Goldsmid II, 150; Macinnes, Early English Tobacco Trade, 15;
  • Language: Latin
    • two leaves in Dutch
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~9.5in X 7.25in (24cm x 18cm)
  • We find this extremely rare with selling elsewhere between $6,500-$9,600

 

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2655

Categories

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Medicine & Science

Authors

NEANDER, Joannes

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete