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Lot nr:856
Book nr:21962
Author:HOFFMANN, Friedrich
Title:Consultationum et responsorum medicinalium centuria prima complectens morbos capitis et pectoris / morbos afdominis art artuum externorum
Town:Halae Magdeburgicae
Publisher:In officina Rengeriana
Year:1734
Description:2 vols in-4to, 14, [4], 472 pp, 844, [52] pp, portrait of the author in the first vol. Some foxing and some marginal wormholes. Bound in full contemporary calf, rubbed, spines gilt, red edges
Note:Ex libris dr. Lieven Spyckerelle. Hoffmann of Halle was the most important of the Iatromechanists. He believed an ether-like "vital fluid" to be present in the nervous system and to act upon the muscles, giving them "tonus" (Garrison and Morton)
Price:€90 - €140
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