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Stephen Hales
Statical Essays: containing VEGETABLE STATICKS; Or an Account of some STATICAL EXPERIMENTS on the SAP in VEGETABLES.
London: Innys, Manby, Woodward, Peele, 1738. Third edition, with amendments. Small octavo, pp xiv, 376, illustrated with 18 engraved plates, very clean and crisp internally, plain endpapers browned, pre-title page detached. Contemporary full polished calf, somewhat marked and worn, the spine gilt decorated with raised bands, gilt stamped decoration. A very attractive copy with a prestigious provenance:Image 4 shows the manuscript ownership inscription on 1st. FEP. This reads: Louis Odier. Dr & Prof. me. 1809 Ex dono Dr . J. P. MaunoirOdier (see Wiki) was a prominent Doctor of Medecine and Professor at the University of Geneva, translator of the works of Jenner and steady promoter of smallpox vaccination. He was given this book by another prominent medical doctor: J.P.Maunoir
Bookseller: LeCrastinBooks [France]
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