Perspiratio dicta Hippocrati per Universum Corpus Anatomice Illustrata... cui accedit ejusdem Declamatio Academica de Gaudis Alchemistarum.
Publisher: Samuelem Luchtmans
Date Published: 1738
Description: Title in red and black, title vignette. 445 + 36 pages with text in Latin. Thick 12mo, 3/4 calf, speckled boards (rubbed). Lugduni Batavorum: Samuelem Luchtmans, 1738, 1737.
Comments: Two of his most notable works. In the Perspiratio, a first edition, he discusses evaporation of water through the skin. The second title is a lecture on alchemy with separate pagination and half title. For this work the author was awarded the prize of a gold medal by the University of Leyden. Stieda calls this a "brilliant work." His uncle was the great Hermann Boerhaave. Blake p. 239.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Book ID: 47671