- Title-p. remargined; partly (sl.) waterstained in blank margin; one textleaf remargined in lower corner; final two leaves w. a few sm. glue stains; inner hinges weak; lacks (first free) and lower endpapers. Top of spine dam.; corners chipped.
= The first and only Italian edition (first published in Spanish in Burgos in 1578). Pritzel 13; Adams A 121; Sabin 114; Durling 1066; Palau 1964; not in Nissen BBI. Contains descriptions and illustrations of many newly discovered plants and trees (i.a. the pineapple plant and the durion tree), as well as two illustration of (Indian) elephants. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LIX.