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The anatomical exercises . . . concerning the motion of the heart and blood. 2nd English ed.
Richard Lowndes, London 1673 - Harvey, William (1578-1657). The anatomical exercises . . . concerning the motion of the heart and blood. With the preface of Zachariah Wood . . . To which is added, Dr. James de Back, his discourse of the heart . . . 8vo. [24], 107, [21], 16, 13-172pp. London: Richard Lowndes . . . and Math. Gilliflower, 1673. 168 x 105 mm. Modern paneled calf gilt in antique style. Title-leaf reinforced, gutter margins of first few leaves unobtrusively repaired, minor dampstaining and foxing, a few ink spots, but on the whole very good. Second edition in English of Harvey’s De motu cordis (1628), the landmark work in which Harvey set forth his discovery and experimental proof of the circulation of the blood. This second English edition is a reprint of the first edition in English of 1653, which Keynes described as "a vigorous, if unpolished, version of Harvey’s book in contemporary language" (Keynes, Bibliography of the Writings of Dr. William Harvey [3rd ed.], p. 27). Keynes, Harvey, 20. Wing H1084. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
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