Paris: Herve du Mesnil, 1628.
First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #046437
Contemporary sponged calf, some surface scrapes and modest wear but sound and attractive. Old name penned to title, scattered minor foxing and staining, corner torn off a page in the preface with no loss of text. Lacking the extra engraved title but with the portrait (copies frequently seem to lack one or the other). Scarce. (46), 576pp. Ferguson Collection 565.
Councilor and physician to Louis XIV, he wrote several books on medicine and alchemy. Collected works were printed in 1646. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046437.