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PIETRO PAOLO MAGNI
Discorsi di Pietro Paolo Magni piacentino intorno al sanguinar i corpi humani il modo di ataccare le sanguisuche e ventose e far frittioni e vescicatorii con buoni et vtili auertimenti. Adam Sculp. exc. Anno D. 1584. RARE AND SOUGHT AFTER FIRST EDITION OF ONE OF THE BEST TREATISES ON BLEEDING PUBLISHED IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
Rome: Bartolomeo Bonfadini, & Tito Diani, 1584. Rare and sought after First Edition of one of the best treatises on bleeding published in the sixteenth centuryMagni, Pietro Paolo. Discorsi di Pietro Paolo Magni piacentino intorno al sanguinar i corpi humani il modo di ataccare le sanguisuche e ventose e far frittioni e vescicatorii con buoni et vtili auertimenti. Adam Sculp. exc. Anno D. 1584. Roma (In Roma : appresso Bartolomeo Bonfadini, & Tito Diani, 1584)4° (220 x 165 mm), contemporary limp vellum, author name handwritten at spine, pp. [12], 107, [1] , Segn.: ✝⁶A-M⁴N⁶, chalcographic title-page by Adamo Ghisi (Scultori), xylographic headletters and end-pages, errata on last leaf.11 full pages chalcographic plates by Adamo Ghisi (Adamo Scultori) presenting various ways to practice the bleeding; woodcut illustration at page 9.First edition of the renowned treatise on bleeding, the use of leeches and bleeding cups by Pier Paolo Magni, a work that remained as a reference in the area for centuries.The work is composed by three chapters:Chapter 1 - On procedures and tools of the bleedingChapter 2 - On the use of leechesChapter 3 - How to use cups to practice the bleedingThe practice of "bleeding" is part of the field of humoral physiology and pathology, inaugurated by Hippocrates, that believed that its therapeutic objective was to help evacuate the material peccans (sinner), or the excess of humor that determined the disease.The most renowned evacuating remedy par excellence was the "cavar sangue" (cutting of the veins), a technique that had a very wide mention in Greek, Lati … [Click Below for Full Description]
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