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ALBIMONTANO ETZLERO, Augusto (August Etzler)
Isagoge Physico-magico-medica.
Caspari Diezelij, Argentinae (Strasbourg), 1631. Plein vélin de l'époque, dos lisse portant le titre manuscrit à l'encre. Un volume in-8 (172x104 mm), (6)-176-(10) pages. . Deux mouillures importantes en marge des pages, en début et fin de volume. Un léger travail de vers aux coins des premières pages. Seconde édition de ce curieux tratié astrologique, dans lequel August Etzler met en relation les mondes célèste et terrestre, les planètes avec les plantes, les animaux, les hommes, les métaux et les maladies qui peuvent être liées. Neville [I, p. 430 : " Emphasizing the doctrine of signatures in plants and animals, this book relates sympathy and antipathy with the rule of celestial over inferior terrestrial bodies. A chapter is devoted to each planet and the plants, animals, human types, metals, places, and diseases related to it. Of iatrochemical interest, the works of contemporary chemists are mentioned. Duveen describes this as a 'curious work'. Almost nothing appears to have been recorded of Etzler and his life. [.] A very rare book, which is not in most of the major chemical and medical libraries."], Cantamessa [2437] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full limp vellum, flat spine with manuscript lettering. 8vo (172x104 mm), (6)-176-(10) pages. . Two important waterstains on margin of pages, at the beginning and at the end of volume. Two minor worm … [Click Below for Full Description]
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