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HELMONT, Jean Baptiste van
Les Oeuvres de Jean Baptiste Van Helmont Traittant des Principes de Médecine et Physique pour la guerison assurée des Maladies : de la traduction de M. Jean le Conte
Jean Antoine Huguetan, Lyon. Pleine basane de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs orné et doré portant le titre doré. Un volume in quarto (226x161 mm), (8)-396 pages Anciennes restaurations aux coiffes, coins abîmés, dos frotté. Rousseurs, mouillures marginales. Marge inférieure de trois feuillets anciennement restaurés, sans atteinte au texte Première édition en français, et rare premier tirage à la date de 1670. Helmont est l'un des fondateurs de la biochimie. Il fut le premier à comprendre l'importance des ferments et des gaz. Il est d'ailleur l'inventeur du mot "gaz". (Garrison). Heirs of Hippocrates [410 : "The french translation published in 1671 is frequently described as the first because copies of the first issue of 1670 are extremely rare"], Norman [I, 1048 (first ed. in latin) : "he is best remembered as the discover of gas"] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full sheep, spine gilt in six compartments lettered in gilt. 4to (226x161 mm), (8)-396 pages Caps with old repairs, corners worn, spine rubbed. Foxing, light waterstains. Three leaves with old repairs on the lower margin First edition in french of th works of Helmont, and rare first issue with the date 1670. Heirs of Hippocrates [410 : "The french translation published in 1671 is frequently described as the first because copies of the first issue of 1670 are extremely rare"], Norman [I, 1048 (f … [Click Below for Full Description]
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