Opera medica Omnia . Accedunt Fabritii Bartholeti . de dyspnoea, seu de respirationibus libri quinque

17TH-CENTURY MEDICINE] -- RIVIÈRE, Lazare (1589-1655) – BARTOLETTI, Fabrizio (1586-1630)

Published by ex Typographia Balleoniana, Venice, 1735
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A. (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since July 15, 2002

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 450.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Folio (375 x 240mm). [xxiv], 572pp., [4], 208pp. Title in red and black with ornamental device of the muses. Diagrams interspersed, numerous ornamental initials and head-and tail-pieces. Preface by Jacopo Grando. Contemporary vellum (lacking plate, joints splitting, intermittent foxing). Ownership inscription "A. Docinelli A. M. D. 1864" on title and also "Di Giorgio Bonelli da Mondovi. P.P." Pictorial wood-engraved ex-libris by Leo Wyatt for Lord Norwich on pastedown. Complete medical works of Rivière. The complete medical works of Lazare Rivière (1589-1655), professor at Montpellier, consists of the Institutiones medicae, together with the Praxeos medicae, and an additional 17 parts on the head, the sense organs, the teeth, the thorax and abdomen, the joints, women’s illnesses and fevers. Also included are 400 observations by the author, approximately 250 communicated to him by fellow physicians, and finally, the Arcana, a collection of secrets giving the chemical formulae for a large number of preparations together with their medicinal properties. At the end, separately paginated, is added a treatise on the symptoms, cause and cure of respiratory problems by Fabrizio Bartoletti (1586-1630). Rivière was the first to introduce the therapy of using metallic compounds internally, known as the spagiric or paracelsian-specific method, and the first to note aortic constriction. Rivière’s work was instrumental in the French Renaissance of medicine. Bookseller Inventory # D6963

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Opera medica Omnia . Accedunt Fabritii ...

Publisher: ex Typographia Balleoniana, Venice

Publication Date: 1735

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Please reserve books by email or by phone. All items subject to prior
sale. NYS residents must include 8.875% sales tax. We accept checks,
money orders, online payment through paypal. Full refund within 15 days
provided book is returned in same condition as sent.

Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order