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Santorio Santori - La Médecine statique de Sanctorius, ou l'Art de se conserver la santé par la transpiration - 1720

Santorio Santori - La Médecine statique de Sanctorius, ou l'Art de se conserver la santé par la transpiration - 1720

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Santorio Santori - La Médecine statique de Sanctorius, ou l'Art de se conserver la santé par la transpiration - 1720
Medicine, Reference works - Quantity: 1 - Book

A very lovely work by this eminent Italian physiologist, physician and professor.

Santorio began practising medicine in Venice in 1599 where he became a member of a learned circle that included Galileo.

He invented a device to measure the pulse which he called the "pulsilogium", which was the first mechanical instrument in medical history, .
His most famous experiments involved the study of body weight. This work made him famous throughout Europe. He was the first to apply a numerical scale to the thermoscope, which later became the thermometer

Sanctorius [Santorio Santori] - La Médecine statique de Sanctorius, ou l'Art de se conserver la santé par la transpiration - 1720.

Binding in good condition, work in its glazed full calfskin binding, spine with 4 raised bands adorned with compartments, friezes and title embossed in fine gold, red edges, gilded titling.

Inside in very good condition, however, the title page is missing, fresh, lovely headbands, ornamental initials, a lovely engraving at the beginning of the work, marbled endpapers.

Delivery service provided within a few days.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Medicine, Reference works
Author/ Illustrator
Santorio Santori
Book Title
La Médecine statique de Sanctorius, ou l'Art de se conserver la santé par la transpiration
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1720
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
219
Dimensions
13×9 cm
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