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Lot nr:695
Book nr:35928
Author:GIUNTA, Tommaso
Title:De balneis omnia quae extant apud Graecos, Latinos, et Arabas, tam medicos qum quoscunque caeterarum artium probatos scriptores
Town:Venice
Publisher:apud Iuntas (apud haered. Lucaeantonij Iunte)
Year:1553
Description:In-folio (30,3 x 21 cm), 14 + 497 ff, woodcut printer's device. Latin text in 2 columns. With some full-page woodcuts, woodcut initials. Old annotations and underlinings in brown ink. Some traces of glue on verso of title page. Going back to famous authors such as Galenus, Aristoteles, Averroes, Fuchs, Agricola, Seneca, Ovid, Hippocrates a.o.
Full vellum binding, leather title piece on spine, red sprinkled edges
Note:Ref. Adams D-167 ; Garrison and Morton 1986: 'gives an extensive history of balneology and an exact description of all the then known watering-places (about two hundred)' ; Mortimer/Harvard Italian 214 ; Wellcome I, 652
Price:€800 - €1200
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