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Author: BORELLI, GIOVANNI ALFONSO Title: De Motu Animalium, Pars prima (Secunda). Editio nova, a plurimis mendis repurgata, Ac Dissertationibus physico-mechanicis de motu musculorum, et de effervescentia, et fermentatione, ... Joh. Bernouillii ... aucta & ornata.
Description: Hagae Comitum, Apud Petrum Gosse, 1743. 4to. 3 parts in 1 vol. W. engr. front. and 19 engr. fold. pls. Contemp. full clf., spine and covers/edges some rubbing. (IV, VIII, 228, XVIII (Index); IV, 270, XIV (Index); 45, I (Blank) pp.). (Some browning, some scattered foxing.). DSB II, 306 - 314: Later edition of Borelli's classic 2 vol. publication (Originally Rome 1680/81) on external and internal motions of man and animal, being an example of the Iatrophysical School of thought which sought to interpret all physiological phenomena by means of the laws of mathematics and physics. This edition 1743 greatly revised and corrected. Added for the first time Johannes Bernouilli's first publication on fermentation prcesses (Orig. Basel 1690) & his doctoral dissertation "De Motu Musculorum" (Orig. publ. Basel, 1694, see pp. 1 - 45 at the end). '[This publication] is a mathematical work despite its medical subject, and reflects the influence of the iatromathematician Borelli' (DSB II, p. 52): Darmstaedter, p. 145: : G&M comp. 762: Heirs of Hippocrates comp. 496: Cushing comp. B499: Osler comp. 2087: See also extensive description of the 2nd edition, Leiden, 1685 in this catalogue.
Keywords: motion iatromathematics physiology muscles flight
Price: EUR 1135.00 = appr. US$ 1233.57 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
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