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Valsalva, A. M. Morgagni, Ed."
Opera, hoc est tractatus de aure humana Editione hac Quarta accuratissime descriptus, tabulisque archetypis exornatus, et dissertationes anatomicae, que nunc primum prodeunt, ad Colon intestionum, ad arteriam Magnam, ad Accessorius nervos, ad Oculos, ad Suffusiones, & ad Renum Succenturiatorum Excretios Ductus attinentes, Tabulis Itidem Illustratee. Omnia recensuit, & Auctoris Vitam, suasque ad Tractatum, & Dissertationes Epistolas addidit duodeviginti J.B. Morgagnus Tomi Duo."
Venetiis, Apud Franciscum Pitteri, 1740. Large 4to. 3 vols. in 1. First printed itle in red and black. W. engr.front. ['Franc. co Zucchi scul. vene'], woodcut vignet on title, woodcut initial 'C' [in the form of an ear], further woodc. head- and tailpieces, and 13 engr. fold. pls. [Unsigned]. Very nice 19th - early 20th c. hlf. vellum, over comb marbled brds., 2 light col. title shields, giltlett. [*4 - 4*4, n2, A-T4, X2; a-b4, 2A-2Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Vvv4, 2X2; 3A-3Z4, 2Aa-2Zz4, 2Aaa-2Mmm4, 3X2; 2Nnn-2Qqq4, 4X4.]. (Ii [front., recto blank], Xxxiv, 155, I (blank); Xvi, 531, I (blank); 504 [pp. 469 - 504 index], I [Errata & plate count], I (blank), Ii (blank)pp.). (Large paper copy). (Top edge red; front and lower edge of bookblock uncut.). (Towards the end a few spots and an unobtrusive watersp. in lower blank margin.). Dsbxiii, 566/7: V. (1666-1723) was lecturer and demonstrator in anatomy at Bologna: G&M. 803: 'Valsava described the aortic sinus of Valsava.': Norman Coll. 2126: Dobson 213: Waller 9797 (1741 ed.) H. of H. 471: The first part is Valsalva's treatise on the ear. It was the first work to define the ear's three regions and to illustrate the 'Valsava's manoeuvre' for inflating the middle ear (1st.ed. 1704). Comp.Lilly Libr. 101 and G&M. 1546: This is also the first printing of Valsalva's other anatomical papers on the colon, arteries and nerves, the eyes, kidneys etc.: Morgagni, Valsalva's student, edited this edition. He himself added his most important biography of Valsalva, and 22 anatomical letters, that are a commentary on the work and a vehicle for publishing … [Click Below for Full Description]
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