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Title: Notizie sulla Nouva China de Pitayo
Creator: Folchi, G; Giuseppe de Matthaeis; Torres, Girolamo.
Trans. Lorenzana, Ferdinando
Publication Info: Roma : Tipografía delle Belle Arti, 1838.
Physical Details: p. 3-16 (+1) ; 29 5/10 x 22 cms.
Illustrations: 1 colored engraining
Physical Condition: Much dust-stained and foxed. Back wrapper missing.

Donor Notes: Letters. A report on a new species of Chinaroot (China-china) named Pitayo (Folchi to de Matthaeis). A report on experiments on said plant, to the Secreatary of State of the Vatican (from the Matthaeis). Also another letter concerning the plant (Torres to Secretary of State of New Granada) (trans. by Lorenanza). - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Colombia -- Natural history -- 19th century

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P00024
Record Number: 1397
Islandora ID: islandora:84215