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PASCOLI, Alessandro.

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Place Published: Venice
Publisher: Poletti
Date Published: 1750

Description: Engraved frontispiece (mounted), t.p. in red & black (repaired). 225pp. 4to, contemporary vellum, (soiled), backstrip torn at tail, front inner hinge broken Venice: Andrea Poletti, 1750. BOUND WITH: BAGLIVI, Georgio. De Fibra Motrice, & Morbosa; nec non de Experimentis, ac Morbis Salivae, Bilis & Sanguinis, Ubi obiter de Respiratione, & Somno. De Statice aeris, & liquidorum per observationes Barometricas, & Hydrostaticas, ad usum respirationis explicata. De Circulatione Sanguinis in testudine, ejusdemque Cordis Anatome. Epistola ad Alexandrum Pascoli. Several text woodcuts. 52pp. 4to. Small waterstaining in margin. N.p., n.d. (Venice: Andrea Poletti, 1739).

Comments: Pascoli's oft-reprinted anatomical work, bound with Baglivi's important treatise on the structure of muscle fibers and the properties of saliva, bile, and blood. Baglivi, a student of Malpighi, and the physician who performed the autopsy on the latter, was the first to distinguish between smooth and striated muscles. This work, in the form of a letter to Pascoli, was first published in 1700 and made its author "one of the most important students of muscle physiology before Albrecht von Haller." (DSB).

Binding: hardcover
Language: Latin
Type: Books

Book ID: 50207


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