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Ortus medicinae. Id est, initia physicae inavdita. Progressus medicinae novus, in moborum ultionem, ad vitam longam. . . Edente authoris Filio, Francisco Mercvrio van Helmont, cum ejus praefatione ex Belgico translata.

By: HELMONT, Johannes Baptista van (1579-1644).

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Amsterdam:, Apud Ludovicum Elzevirium, 1648.: 1648

Seller ID: M11473


Thick 4to. [34 of 36], 800, [6], 110, [2], 115, [1], 88 pp. [Several mis-paginations matching Norman's annotation]. Some copies have an engraved portrait not present here. Separate title-pages for each section, a few woodcut text figs., extensive contemporary ink marginalia (Latin and English); first five and last six leaves re-margined, occasional heavy water-stains. Contemporary mottled calf, modern gilt-stamped maroon morocco spine label; neatly rebacked. Visible parchment ms. parchment used by the binder as cartonnage. Ink signature of Charles Greene on title-page, signature of R.J. Cary M... View more info