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Title: Opuscula aliquot, ad Archibaldum Pitcarnium professorem Lugduno-Batavu.
Description: Pistoja, St. Gatti, 1695. 4to. W. 3 fold. pls. Vellum, w. spine label. (XX, 215, IV (last p. errata) pp.). (Stamps removed from titlepage, no loss of text.). Contents: De motu cordis intra & extra uterum; Digresso de ovo, ovi aere & respiratione in genere; Doctrina pressionum obliquarum; De motu bilis & liquidorum omnium per corpera animalium. De fermentis & glandulis; De missione anguinis; De contractione naturali & villo contractili.- DSB vol. I, pp. 592- 94: Bellini (1634 - 1704) was professor of anatomy at Pisa. 'The "Opuscula" developed Bellini's earlier iatromechanical themes most fully.''... Boerhaave studied w. Pitcairne at Leyden, and absorbed his enthusiasm for Bellini's medical science.': Comp. Heirs of Hippocrates, 427 (1696 ed.).: 'He applied his mechanistic theories to the action of the heart and respiration, the biliary system, the digestive process, and function of the glands.': Osler, 2003: Wellcome vol. II, p. 140: Krivatsy, 1075. First edition.

Keywords: Medicine cardiology Leiden surgery medicine general

Price: EUR 980.00 = appr. US$ 1065.11 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 39