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The Mexican treasury : the writings of Dr. Francisco Hernández

Author: Francisco Hernández; Simon Varey
Publisher: Stanford (California) Stanford University Press 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume consists of a selection of English translations from the writings of Dr. Francisco Hernandez (1515-87). One of Spain's leading physicians and naturalists, he is now best remembered for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: fuentes
Obras anteriores a 1800
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Francisco Hernández; Simon Varey
ISBN: 0804739633 9780804739634 0804735700 9780804735704
OCLC Number: 434010582
Notes: Índice.
Description: XIX, 281 p. il. 29 cm
Contents: List of illustrations Preface and acknowledgments Abbreviations A note on texts and translations Chronology of the texts of Francisco Hernandez Introduction 1. Mexico, 1571-1615 2. The Low Countries, 1630-1648 3. Italy, c.1580-1651 4. England, 1659-1825 5. Spain, 1790 Appendix Glossary Index.
Other Titles: Obra selecta.
Responsibility: Simon Varey, editor ; Rafael Chabrán, Cynthia L. Chamberlin, Simon Varey, translators.

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