Rotterdam: Arnold Leers, 1658.
Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #046557
Contemporary full sheep, spine rubbed, hinges cracked but binding sound, title in red and black with old ownership signature, very clean internally. First published in 1638, it criticizes a wide variety of popular medical beliefs and takes issue with some current scientific theories (e.g. Harvey's circulation of the blood). It was translated into French and English and remained influential for some time. (20), 2 blanks, 561pp. Osleriana 3735 Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Inventory No: 046557.