Author:LANCISI, Giovanni Maria (1654-1720)

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Dissertatio de nativis, deque adventitiis Romani coeli qualitatibus, cui accedit historia epidemiae rheumaticae, quae per hyemem anni MDCCIX vagata est.

By: LANCISI, Giovanni Maria (1654-1720).

Price: $1,600.00

Publisher: Rome:, Francisco Gonzaga, 1711.: 1711

Seller ID: M7951


228 x 172 mm. 4to. [xvi], 258, [2] pp. Engraved allegorical title-page vignette, engraved historiated initials, headpieces, tailpieces, index, errata; foxed. Contemporary full vellum, ms. spine title; small chip in fore-edge of top cover. Paper label at foot of spine. Title-page with perforated library ownership mark. Very good. FIRST EDITION. "Lancisi was interested in public health and epidemiology, and had an understanding of the theory of contagion that was well in advance of its time. In the present work, his first on municipal hygiene, he examined what he considered to be the health... View more info