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TRACTATUS DE HOMINE ET DE FORMATIONE FOETUS QUORUM PRIOR NOTIS PRPETUIS by René Descartes (1596-1650) - 1686 - from Sephora di Elena Serru (SKU: 16918)

TRACTATUS DE HOMINE ET DE FORMATIONE FOETUS QUORUM PRIOR NOTIS PRPETUIS

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TRACTATUS DE HOMINE ET DE FORMATIONE FOETUS QUORUM PRIOR NOTIS PRPETUIS

by René Descartes (1596-1650)

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AMSTELODAMI: EX TYPOGRAPHIA BLAVIANA, 1686. Edizione del 1686 di questa importante opera del filosofo francese René Descartes (1596-1650), il primo tentativo di approccio alla fisiologia umana. All'interno dell'opera sono presenti finissime incisioni la gran parte illustrazioni anatomiche, basate in parte sui disegni manoscritti di Cartesio e in parte curat da Louis de La Forge (1632-1666) e Gérard van Gutschoven (fl. 1660). Prefazione a cura di Claude Clerselier (1596-1650) allievo di Cartesio. In ottime condizioni. Coperta in piena pergamena con titolo in oro dorso in ottime condizioni generali con lievi usure ai margini e dorso. Legatura in buone condizioni. Pagine in ottime condizioni con fioriture. Lievi gore d'umidità marginali. Bruniture. Piccola macchia di inchiostro di 1 cm a pagina 171 e 173 con legegra perdita di testo. In 4. 210 x 160 mm [(80)+239+(1)]. Peso Kg. 0,520. Contents: [(80)+239+(1)]. In 4 (8.3 x 6.3 in; 210 x 160 mm) Weight Kg. 0,520. Condition of contents: Very good conditions. Foxings. Light water stains in the extremities. Yellowings. Little ink’s stain of 1 cm in page 171 and 173 with light loss of text. Condition of binding: Parchment cover with golden title in very good conditions lightly worn in the extremities. Edition of 1686 of this important work by the french phylosopher René Descartes (1596-1650), the first approach of explanation of human physiology. The fine woodcuts, mainly anatomical illustrations, were partly based on Descartes' drawings from the manuscript and partly prepared by Louis de La Forge (1632-1666) and Gérard van Gutschoven (fl. 1660). Prefation by Claude Clerselier (1596-1650) pupil of Descartes.

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Bookseller
Sephora di Elena Serru IT (IT)
Bookseller's Inventory #
16918
Title
TRACTATUS DE HOMINE ET DE FORMATIONE FOETUS QUORUM PRIOR NOTIS PRPETUIS
Author
René Descartes (1596-1650)
Book condition
Used
Publisher
EX TYPOGRAPHIA BLAVIANA
Place of Publication
AMSTELODAMI
Date Published
1686

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