Perspiratio dicta Hippocrati per Universum Corpus Anatomice Illustrata... cui accedit ejusdem Declamatio Academica de Gaudis Alchemistarum.

KAAU-BOERHAAVE, Abraham.

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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
Language: Latin
Type: Books

Book ID: 47671


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