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Last NameLignamine    
Given NameJohannes Philippus de    
alt. NamesJ. P. ; Johann Philipp de L. / Giovan Filippo da Legname ;    
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Year born1420 in Messina, Sicily    
Year died1493    
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Country of ActivityItaly    
Worked forfirst print of the "Herbarium Apuleii Platonici" in Monte Cassino near Rome, 1481 (the first printed illustrated herbarium; the authur was Lucius Apuleius of Madaura in Numidia born AD124, others refer to the him as Pseudo-Apuleius) ;    
Patronagecourtier and physician to Pope Sixtus IV ;    
Collaboratorsunknown wood-cutters ;    
Techniquesbotanical woodcutting    
Sample(s)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbarium_Apuleii_Platonici    
Archival sourceshttp://www.treccani.it/enciclopedia/de-lignamine-giovanni-filippo_(Dizionario_Biografico)/ ; www.historyofinformation.com/expanded.php?id=2581    
Published sourcesnd. gen. degli incunaboli delle bibliothece d'Italia (1943) ; Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani (Roma, vol. 36 1988) ;    
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