First Edition. hardcover. Woodcut initials and headpieces. 543pp. 8vo, cont. limp vellum, ties; several pp. of prelims brownstained. Madrid: Joachim Ibarra, 1762.
By the notable Spanish doctor, philosopher and mathematician, this work is comprised of two parts, the first and larger physiology, the second pathology. Piquer (1711-1772) was physician-in-ordinary to the king, and protomedicus of Spain, after a career teaching anatomy and epidemiology in the University of Valencia and contributing to the reform of Spanish medical education. Biog. Med. 6, 421; Hirsch 4, 613.