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1550 Medicine Gastronomy Diet Wine Pictorius Dialogi del modo del... 2 in 1 Vol
1550. Template | Trixum Beschreibung Pictorius, Georg (and Arnaldus de Villa Nova). Dialogi del modo del conservare la sanita. Nuovamente dalla lingua latina nella volgar italiana tradotto. Aggiuntovi un Trattato di Arnaldo di Villa nuova, del modo di conservar la giouentu, & ritardar la vecchiezza. 2 parts in 1 volume. Venezia, Valgrisi, 1550. 8°, circa 17,5 x 12 cm. 144 pp., title with woodcut printer s device Half-vellum with gilt spine (around 1800). - IT/ICCU/BVEE/006501; Thorndike VI, 399 ff.; Wellcome 5008; Simon, Bibl. Bacch. II, 503 (for the chapter about wine). Rare first Italian translation of two popular medical treatises, both with larger chapters on food and drink. The first, on the preservation of health is by the professor of medicine Georg Pictorius from Villingen (c.1500- 1569; german name: Georg Maler) who practised as a physician in Ensisheim (Alsace). His dialogues between Teofrasto and Polilogo were first published the previous year in Latin (Tuendae sanitatis ratio; Basel 1549). They contain dicussions about the importance of food with details about several kinds of meat, wine, vegetables etc. They also consider sleep, exercise, vacations etc. - The second part on the preservation of youth and retarding old age is by the famous Catalan 13th century physician and religious reformer Arnaldus de Vilanova (c.1240-1311). It again contains chapters about bread, wine, meat, fish etc. - The translator is a so-called Pamphilo Fiorembene who added a dedication to Mavlise Grimani. - Title-page with an old ownership inscription by a Gio. Antonio Ferrer dated 1563 … [Click Below for Full Description]
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