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The Mexican treasury : the writings of Dr. Francisco Hernández

The Mexican treasury : the writings of Dr. Francisco Hernández

Author: Francisco Hernández; Simon Varey
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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: Collected Work
Early works
Pre-Linnean works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages prélinnéens
Ouvrages avant 1800
Named Person: Francisco Hernández; Francisco Hernández; Francisco Hernández
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francisco Hernández; Simon Varey
ISBN: 0804739633 9780804739634
OCLC Number: 43561934
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Description: xix, 281 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Chronology of the texts of Francisco Hernandez --
Introduction --
Mexico, 1571-1615 --
The Low Countries, 1630-1648 --
Italy, c. 1580-1651 --
England, 1659-1825 --
Spain, 1790.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Simon Varey, editor ; Rafael Chabrán, Cynthia L. Chamberlin, and Simon Varey, translators.
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"The primary voice of the book is that of Dr. Hernandez himself. He is a prolific writer. . . . The translators have made all of this easily readable and provide abundant footnoted documentation." -- Read more...

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