Lazari Riverii ... Opera medica universa :quibus continentur. I. Institutionum medicarum, libri quinque. II. Praxeos medicae, libri septemdecim. III. Observationum medicarum & curationum insignium, centuriae quatuor, cum observat. ab aliis communicatis rarioribus.
Sumptibus Johannis Petri Zubrodt. Typis Pauli Hummii
Folio. ,,194,,195-554,,700,39pp. Contemporary vellum, over paper boards, black handwritten lettering on spine. Title in red and black, title vignette reproduction of a lithograph. Text in Latin. Lazarus Riviere (1589-1655) was the physician to the then King of France as well as a professor of medicine at the University of Montpellier. He accomplished many firsts, including being the first to advocate the Paracelsian iatrochemy, and to describe the stenosis of the aortic valve. Doctrines of Harvey in France. Original limp vellum over paper boards. Closed tear at top of spine. Lifting from boards. Lacking free font endpaper. Starting at front hinge, cords still firmly attached. Overall good condition.
Book ID: 22768