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  • Edition: 2nd Edition
  • Book condition: Limp Vellum, loose from spine, holding, sewing separating at junctures
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Varanda, Jean. (died 1617) Johannis Varandaei Celeberrimorum Academiae Monspeliensis Medicorum Decani, & professoris Rgij, Practici primarij Physiolgia et Pathologia. Quibus accesserunt eiusdem Tractatvs Prognosticus: Item Tractaus De. Geneva: Apud Petrum & Jacobum Chouet, 1620. Octavo, 6.7 x 4.5 inches. Second edition. (:)8, A-Z8, Aa-Zz8, Aaa-Ddd8. A small woodcut on the title page depicts a sick man lying prostrate, while a well dressed doctor stands to one side pointing at him. Little decorative head and tail pieces are printed throughout. This is a large, thick octavo. Its pages are clean throughout. It is bound in contemporary limp parchment which has wobbled and shrunk a bit, but still in good condition. There is separation and pulling away from the binding and end sewing is loose as well. Jean Varanda was a "French medical writer born in Nimes, graduated at Montpellier in 1587. He became professor of medicine at Montpellier, where he died in 1617." (Thomas). This medical handbook contains secti ... Read more

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  • Edition: The Poetry of Agriculture by Virgil: Nuovamente di latina in tho
  • Book condition: Rebound Vellum Boards
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La Georgica di Virgilio, 1549 Nuovamente di latina in toscana favella, per Bernardino Daniello tradotta, e commentata. Appresso Ioan. Gryphio, In Venetia (Venice). [7], 105 leaves ill. 21 cm. Language: Italian descriptor: Agriculture -- Poetry. Didactic poetry, Latin -- Translations into Italian. Named Person: Virgil. Georgica -- Translations into Italian. Note(s): Printer's device on t.p.; initials./ Translation of Georgica. 1549 Collation as follows with corresponding notes to the colophons and images. [blank], a4-b4; Primo-A4-H4; Secunda-I4, K4-P4; Terzo-P4 verso, Q4-T4; V4, X4; Quarto- X4 verso, Y4-Z4; AA4-CC4, [blank]. 1549. Type set at last page. Four etchings three similar and one different. A very nice and rare book in excellent condition from the famous presses of Giovanni Gryphio. The translation of Virgil's works. Bernardo Daniello was a native of Luca and died in Padua in 1565. This work was published during his life and is a translation of Virgil's four works. He was known as a scholar, m ... Read more

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