A Mechanical Account of Fevers.
Place Published: London
Publisher: A. Bell
Date Published: 1720
Description: Done into English: With a large Explanatory Introduction; helping the better to understand some other Writings also of the same Author. 8vo, old panelled calf; front cover detached. London: A. Bell, et al, 1720. Scarce.
Comments: First Edition in English of the treatis on fevers from Bellini's (1643-1704) magnum opus, the "De uriinis et pulsibus..." Bolgna, 1683; Garrison-Morton 4162. Bellini, a pupil of Redi and Borelli, attacked the problem of secretion, attributed by the chemical school to the action of ferments, in favor of mechanics - hence the title of this English version. Previous owners small signature on top of title page.Binding: hardcover
Book ID: 243089