De arte gymnastica libri sex . . . editio novissima.
5 folding engraved plates; 2 plans on single folding leaf; one engraved and 27 woodcut illustrations. , 387,  pages, including etched additional title. 4to, contemporary vellum with blind-stamped arabesque centerpiece on covers; minor worming in blank lower inner corner of opening leaves. Overall, a very nice copy of this beautiful edition. "One of the earliest books to discuss the therapeutic value of gymnastics and sports generally for the cure of disease and disability, and an important study of gymnastics in the ancient world"--Garrison-Morton 1986.1 (1569 original edition, also 4478.100). Krivatsy 7785 (this edition). Bookseller Inventory # 9006
Title: De arte gymnastica libri sex . . . editio ...
Publisher: Amsterdam: Andreas Frisius
Publication Date: 1672
Book Condition: Very Good
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