Diaeteticon sive de re Cibaria Libri IV. Nunc Primum Lucem Vidit. Ludovicus Nonnius, Luis Nuñez.
Diaeteticon sive de re Cibaria Libri IV. Nunc Primum Lucem Vidit
Diaeteticon sive de re Cibaria Libri IV. Nunc Primum Lucem Vidit
Diaeteticon sive de re Cibaria Libri IV. Nunc Primum Lucem Vidit

Diaeteticon sive de re Cibaria Libri IV. Nunc Primum Lucem Vidit

Antwerp: Petri Belleri, 1646.

Third Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Item #CAT000291
ISBN: NoISBN

Full contemporary blind tooled calf, well worn with loss to leather on the spine and corners. Scattered mild foxing, otherwise quite clean internally. The Crahan copy with his bookplate (item 181a in the 1984 sale at Sotheby's). Engraved title, stamp to first page of preliminaries. (22), 526, (1)pp. Cagle 19, Oberle 33, Crahan 181a (this copy).

Originally published in 1627. Born in Anvers the son of a Portuguese doctor, Nuñez traveled widely through Italy and corresponded with Renaissance luminaries like Justus Lipsius. His Diaeteticon was widely influential, though it is largely a recapitulation of classical views on food. Size: 4to. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Medicine & Health. Inventory No: CAT000291.

Price: $950.00