Lugduni (Lyons): Huguetan, 1679. hardcover. 7 leaves, 604pp., 18 page index. Full page copper engraving of the author by Gerard Audran and large engraved printers device on title. Rubricated title. Folio, full original calf, gilt back, rubbed, spine split. Lugduni: Huguetan, 1679. Scarce. Very good. very good.
Riviere (1589-1653) was physician to the King of France and professor of medicine at Montpellier. "He was one of the earliest and most prominent advocates of the doctrines of Harvey in France." De Lint. For the author's importance for dermatology, otology, and psychiatry compare Neuburger-Pagel III, pp. 409, 471, 608, for dentistry see Sudhoff, Geschichte der Zahnheilkunde p. 169. GM 2727.