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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

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.

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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