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Aetius of Amida - Cornarius, Janus. Contractae ...
Aetii Medici Graeci Contractae ex veteribus medicinae tetrabiblos : hoc est quaternio, id est libri universales quatuor, singuli quatuor sermones complectentes, ut sint in summa quatuor sermonum quaterniones, id est sermones XVI. per Ianum Cornarium Medicum Physicum Latine conscripti.
Basel, H. Froben and N. Episcopius, 1542. Folio (320 x 210 mm). 6p, 932pp, 16p. With woodcut printer's mark and some woodcut initials after H. Holbein. Contemporary pigskin over wooden boards on 4 bands, handwritten title on spine, generously blind stamped (clasps missing, back board with some leather loss (7 x 4 cm)). Front free endpaper recto and verso with handwritten table of content for all 16 parts. Title with erased owner's stamp, few handwritten marginalia, index with tiny worming to white margin.
Item number: 13712
Price: €3800 ($4864 / £3192)
Piso G. De Indiae utriusque re naturali et medica, ... Amsterdam, Elzevir, 1658.
*** A pioneer work on tropical medicine ***
PISO G. De Indiae utriusque re naturali et medica, libri quatuordecim. Amsterdam, Elzevir, 1658. 11p, 329pp, 2p, 39pp, 226pp, 1p.
Second edition, revised and enlarged, folio (346 x 214mm.), engraved title, approx. 650 woodcuts in the text, contemporary vellum.
Item number: 21499
VESALIUS A., De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.
The most celebrated work on medecine and "one of the most beautiful scientific books ever published".
VESALIUS A., De humani corporis fabrica libri septem. Basel, J. Oporinus, 1555.
Large folio (43 x 28.5 cm), 18th century full calf with title in gilt on spine. 18th cent. endpapers, a few small wormholes, light waterstain in upper margin. 9 large woodcut initials, 183 mid-sized woodcut initials, 22 small woodcut initials; more than 200 woodcut illustrations, including 3 full-page skeletons, 14 full-page muscle-men, 5 large diagrams of veins and nerves, 10 mid-sized views of the abdomen, 2 mid-sized views of the thorax, 13 mid-sized views of the skull and brain, and numerous smaller views of bones, organs and anatomical parts. Nice copy.
Item number: 24225