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Concerning the Badianus manuscript, an Aztec herbal, "Codex Barberini, Latin 241" : (Vatican library) / by Emily Walcott Emmart.

  • Emmart, Emily Walcott, 1898-
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City of Washington : published by the Smithsonian Institution, 1935.

Physical description

14 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), facsimiles ; 25 cm.


Publication 3329
The facsimiles include reproductions of the first and last pages of the manuscript, entitled: Libellus de medicinalibus Indorum herbis, quem quidam Indus Collegii sancte crucis medicus composuit ... 1552
"There seems little doubt that the principal author of the manuscript is one Martin de la Cruz, whose name appears in the first line of the dedication; the second author is Juannes Badianus, the translator, whose signature appears in the postcript"--p. 2.

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Includes bibliographic footnotes



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